Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Bronze flanged axe

Period:
Middle or Late Bronze Age
Date:
2nd millennium B.C.
Culture:
Helladic
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Other: 3 9/16 in., 2.1lb., 12 13/16 in. (9 cm, 1kg, 32.5 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
20.207
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Light green patina with blue in spots.
Said to be from Greece

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1923. "Classical Bronzes: Recent Accessions." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 18(3): p. 76.

Childe, Vere Gordon Professor. 1937. Antiquity, XI: pp. 95-6.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 16, 169, n. 37, pl. 9, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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