Stone Mould for Axes & Bronze Axe from Ancient Ireland

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 18 December 2015
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This stone mould was used for making flat and flanged axes; it was found at Crannong, Loughscur, Co. Leitrim, Ireland. The bronze axe was found at Lisboy, Co. Meath, Ireland. Both date back to 2500-1700 BCE. (National Museum of Ireland-Archaeology, Dublin, Republic of Ireland)

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2015, December 18). Stone Mould for Axes & Bronze Axe from Ancient Ireland. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4294/stone-mould-for-axes--bronze-axe-from-ancient-irel/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Stone Mould for Axes & Bronze Axe from Ancient Ireland." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 18, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4294/stone-mould-for-axes--bronze-axe-from-ancient-irel/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Stone Mould for Axes & Bronze Axe from Ancient Ireland." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 18 Dec 2015. Web. 27 Oct 2021.