Middle European Winged Axe

Culture: Middle Europe
Period: Bronze Age, 1200-1000 B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 12.9 cm long
Price: Sold
Ref: 5015
Provenance: Viennese private collection prior to 1995, said to be found in Slovakia.
Condition: Beautiful patina, intact.
Description: A heavy cast axe with large wings. The blade tapering each way from a central spin and with a piercing at the butt to assist tying the axe to its haft. The cutting edge convex.