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An excellent Inca copper Axe. Very symmetric in shape, having a T-form hafting base and curved blade. This copper axe was made for someone of high status. Common utilitarian axes or hachas used in battle were usually made of stone (champis). Blade edge bares evidence of use. Peru, Late Horizon, 1476-1534 AD. Measures: 6.5”/16.51 cm in width. 4”/10.16 cm in height. Complimentary custom stand included.

Similar samples are published in “Cobre del Antiguo Peru” p 463, pl 161; and exhibited in El Museo Oro del Peru.

Provenance: Private NJ collection, Acquired from Harmer Rooke, 1980s.

Inca Copper Axe
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