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Bronze age axe, Coxhoe (Coxhoe)

Bronze-Age Palstave, Coxhoe
Bronze-Age Palstave, Coxhoe

Bronze-Age Palstave, Coxhoe, Co. Durham.  Profile view
Bronze-Age Palstave, Coxhoe, Co. Durham. Profile view

A Bronze Age axe dating from c.1400BC to 1200BC was found here. It was made from bronze and show clear signs of use and resharpening. It is very similar to axes found in Easy Yorkshire.

Reference number:D5631
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Coxhoe


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