The Bronze Age Axe Collection

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Varna

"Old Europe" copper axe of the KGK VI complex.

 

Maikop

Shaft-hole axe, Maikop culture, Maikop Type I

Bányabükk

Shaft-hole axe, type Bányabükk (Carpathian)/Maikop Type II

 

SAKHCHA

(Yamna culture, 3300-2500 B.C.)

Shaft-hole axe, type Yamna. Replica of axe from Sakhcha, settlement site in Ulyanovsk region. Yamna-Poltavka culture. Weight: 980 gr. Length: 12.8 cm. Unalloyed copper, hardened edge.

Price: 160,- EUR; hafted (elm): 240 EUR

Ur

Shaft-hole axe, Mesopotamia. Maxwell-Hyslop type 5-6. Model image.

Thebes (2055-1650 BC.)
Middle Kingdom crescentic axe, Thebes, Egypt. Low alloy (5% tin). Total width: 21,7 cm. 170 grams. Replica of original (British Museum EA67481).  (click image for further information)
Price: 140,- EUR; hafted (elm with rawhide bindings): 200,- EUR.
Thebes
Narrow flat lugged battle axe with facets, New Kingdom (18th Dynasty) Egypt.
Weight: ca. 420 grams. Lenght: 13.6 cm. Alloy: 10% tin. Replica of original (British Museum EA30068, unknown provenance, Egypt).
Price: 100,- EUR; hafted (elm): 190,- EUR

 

 

 

Sichem
Fenestrated axe, type "D-shape", Sichem. 2000 - 1900 BC. 12,6 cm x 7,7 cm. Weight: 240 grams. Alloy:13 % tin. Replica of original (München AS2913; H. W. Müller 1987: Die Waffenfund von Balata-Sichem).
Price: 160,- EUR; hafted (elm, curved): 250,- EUR
Byblos
Fenestrated axe, type "Duck-bill", Byblos. 1900-1750 BC. Length: 11,6 cm. Weight: 260 grams. Alloy: copper with 8% tin, 7% lead. Replica of original ("Field of offerings/Champ aux offrandes", Byblos; National Museum of Beirut no. 6270).
 
Price: 150,- EUR; hafted (elm, curved): 240,- EUR

     
Kafer Mallik Narrow bladed shaft-hole axe (Miron type I), 1770 - BC. Length: 13,6 cm. (model image)
Jericho Narrow bladed shaft-hole axe (Miron type II), MB IIA-IIB. Length: 15,6cm. (model image)

Beth-Shan Late Bronze Age shaft-hole axe Levant/North Syria/Mesopotamia (Type Chagar Bazar/Beth Shan/Acemhöyük).(model image)
Boğazköy Hittite Old Kingdom battle axe (type Firaktin). Replica of axe found at Old Kingdom capital Hattussa/Boğazköy. Lenght: 14 cm. (model image)
Apa Disc-butted axe type A2. C. 1600 B.C. (model image)

 

Apa Shaft-tube axe. C. 1600 B.C. (model image).

Apa Crest-butted axe. C. 1600 B.C. (model image).

Denmark Nordic paalstave, weapon-type.