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Polished Stone Axe

Polished Stone Axe

Description

A porcellanite axehead/adze with the faces having straight splayed sides, the edge being curved and asymmetrical, the butt sloped and the sides flattened. The edge is severely damaged by flaking and chips and has been partly reground. The blade area and faces are very well ground and regular with a moderate level of polish. It has a narrow oval cross-section with narrow sides. ?Irish.

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