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    Copper (alloy?) adze. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)

Copper (Alloy?) Adze

Date
Early Bronze Age?, Early Bronze Age
Museum
Manisa, Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum, 7527
Inventory No.
7527
Material
Copper, Bronze
Object Type
Metalwork
Metalwork Type
Tool
Site
Turgutlu?
Description
Copper or copper alloy. Broad, flat blade, roughly trapezoidal in shape. Blade end wider and slightly rounded; butt end rectangular and narrower for hafting.
Comments
Said to come from Turgutlu and purchased by the Manisa Museum in 1989.
Discussed
Roosevelt, “Lydia Before the Lydians”
Bibliography
Author
CHR