NP COLLECTABLES

 

 

This is a Bronze Age Urnfield Culture hollow gouge with lateral flanges forming the socket, c.1300 B.C. – 750 B.C. Late Bronze Age culture of central Europe. Provenance: Property of a professional; acquired on the European art market in the 1980s. The artefact is in fine condition, weighs 96gms and measures 61mm long.

The name Urnfield Culture comes from the custom of cremating the dead and placing their ashes in urns which were then buried in fields.

Price: 38.00




 
Previous Back to British & European Bronze & Iron Age Antiquities Next
Bronze Age Hollow Socketed Gouge. NP Collectables
BA157 Bronze Age Hollow Socketed Gouge
enlarge image