M74 Ottoman type iron axe head £85

 


An iron axe head with a hollow shaft and a round maker's mark on one side of the blade. Similar axe heads have been recovered from the Ottoman invasions at Buda in Hungary.

Central Europe, c. 16th Century AD

Erosion and losses as seen in the photographs

Size: 10.3 x 13.6 cms

Ex. private collection, Penkridge, Staffordshire, UK; acquired mid to late 20th Century.

Typewritten label on one side: "axe, 16th Century".