Axeheads are decorated with designs made up of a complex array of geometric and curvilinear motifs.
Two Hungarian shaft-hole axes by Bronze Age
© British Museum
- 22 cm & 20.4 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £10,000 ( Total: £15,000)
- Acquired in:
- Artemis Group (Fine Art), through Oliver Forge & Brendan Lynch Ltd
Found in Hungary, 19th century AD; Talbot Ready; General Pitt Rivers; possibly sold by Mrs Stella Pitt Rivers after WWII; passed through the collection of Lord McAlpine during 1980s.