Copper celt, or axe head, from the Copper Hoard Culture

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  • Title

    Copper celt, or axe head, from the Copper Hoard Culture

  • Associated place

    Gungeria (find spot (hoard))
  • Date

    2500 - 1000 BC
  • Material and technique

    copper, cast

  • Material index

  • Technique index

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    19.1 x 13 x 1.2 cm max. (length x width x depth)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by Major General H. L. Haughton, 1927.

  • Museum location

    Ground floor | Gallery 12 | India to AD 600
  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Ahuja, Naman, Art and Archaeology of Ancient India: Earliest Times to the Sixth Century (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2018), no. 22.1

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