Bronze Age battleaxe
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What is it?
This battleaxe is made from polished stone. It was made in the Bronze Age and found in the Thames, near Kingston in south west London.
It has an unusual boat shape. The ends are curved, and one end was possibly used as an axe.
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Object ID number: A26498
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