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Bronze double-ax head

Period:
Middle Minoan III–Late Minoan I
Date:
ca. 1700–1450 B.C.
Culture:
Minoan
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H.: 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Bequest of Richard B. Seager, 1926
Accession Number:
26.31.514
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 151
Votive axe-head.
Said to be from the Dictaean Cave, Crete

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