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Kyt2016

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EBA Axe Head
« on: November 29, 2017, 07:29:06 AM »
Found this wee beauty yesterday when out for a couple of hours, first and second holes I dug, 2 feet apart, rather chuffed to say the least 8) estimated somewhere between 2000-1000bc  ;D
« Last Edit: November 29, 2017, 07:31:03 AM by Kyt2016 »

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Re: EBA Axe Head
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2017, 09:55:55 AM »

Sweet!

Shame about the break, eh? But, DAMN !!!!  :)

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Re: EBA Axe Head
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2017, 11:08:31 AM »
It's a weee bit of a shame, I'd have preferred it not in 2 bits but to me it's a whole axe head regardless of the break so I'm not letting it bother me lol, still an amazing thing to find, got a real buzz when I found both pieces  ;D

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Re: EBA Axe Head
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2017, 06:04:38 PM »
Brilliant find mate and well done to you, I would defo go back to where you found that as there could well be even more there .
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Re: EBA Axe Head
« Reply #4 on: November 29, 2017, 06:14:21 PM »
Brilliant find mate and well done to you, I would defo go back to where you found that as there could well be even more there .
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Intend on going back soon, hopefully this week, and going to run over in deep setting, didn’t have the time to give it a good going over due to the wee man having a nursery visit and me having to go down and show the farmer too. Will get a good day at it some day, will be in stubble  until February anyway  :D

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Re: EBA Axe Head
« Reply #5 on: November 29, 2017, 10:01:39 PM »
Well done finding both bits - lovely find!

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Re: EBA Axe Head
« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2017, 09:29:43 AM »
Oh now that’s a special find! An axe head of any sort comes in high on the list to dig. Well done!
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Re: EBA Axe Head
« Reply #7 on: November 30, 2017, 09:34:04 AM »
Oh now that’s a special find! An axe head of any sort comes in high on the list to dig. Well done!

Cheers mate, yeah I'm over the moon with it and one ticked of the list  :)

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Re: EBA Axe Head
« Reply #8 on: November 30, 2017, 09:48:50 AM »
Maybe I'm weird...

But I almost think the break makes it look more *authentic*

I was in a field when a guy not too far from me dug one up and it looked like it had been made the previous day!

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Re: EBA Axe Head
« Reply #9 on: November 30, 2017, 10:08:51 AM »
Maybe I'm weird...

But I almost think the break makes it look more *authentic*

I was in a field when a guy not too far from me dug one up and it looked like it had been made the previous day!

:)

The thing is the proximity of both pieces and with both near the top would probably suggest it's just recently been hit with the plough, but your right I suppose we can't expect things to lie in the ground for nearly 4000 years and remain untouched, especially with the amount the ground is worked nowadays  :)