A rare Egyptian Epsilon Copper Battle Axe, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11- 12, ca. 2040 - 1786 BCE
Cf. Petrie, W.M.F. Tools & Weapons (London, 1917), pl. VI, no. 164;
Condition: The axe is intact and in very good condition overall. Presented on a museum-quality mount.
Dimensions: Length: 5 1/8 inches (13 cm)
Provenance: Private collection of the late S. Dubiner, a well-known collection of ancient arms, excavated in Egypt in the 1950's, private Virginia collection, then private Californian collection.
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