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Uncommon Early Bronze Age Axe Found In Slovakia


Conny Waters – AncientPages.com – The Skalica district in Slovakia is a well known archaeological website the place scientists have beforehand unearthed many fascinating historical objects.

Rare Early Bronze Age Axe Discovered In Slovakia

Credit score: M. Sládok, KPÚ Trnava

“In line with archaeological discoveries Skalica, as a part of the area Záhorie, was populated 3,500 years in the past. The world’s growth was conditioned by the move of the River Moravia. The territory on the left financial institution of the river grew to become often known as the Amber Highway. The Amber Highway was an historical route used for transferring amber from the prices of the North and Baltic Seas. This could possibly be seen as an indication of significance of this space since prehistoric occasions. As regards its Slavic inhabitants, it presumably settled on this territory between the sixth and eighth century.” 1

The Skalica archaeological website wants a rise in its safety, and whereas conducting work on the website, scientists unearthed a uncommon axe from the Early Bronze Age.

Rare Early Bronze Age Axe Discovered In Slovakia

Credit score: M. Sládok, KPÚ Trnava

“To this point, it’s the oldest metallic object from this researched website, Monuments Board Trnava knowledgeable. The analysis was carried out by archaeologists of the Monuments Board Trnava and lovers of archaeology from civic associations.

Rare Early Bronze Age Axe Discovered In Slovakia

Credit score: M. Sládok, KPÚ Trnava

Rare Early Bronze Age Axe Discovered In Slovakia

Credit score: M. Sládok, KPÚ Trnava

The smaller axe is 9.5 cm lengthy, and has an enlarged fan-shaped slicing half, shallowly-grooved flat sides with hints of the facet rails and a pointed tulle. It belongs to the so-called Saxon-type axe, the oldest specimens of which have been nonetheless made from copper.

Comparable axes have been present in a number of areas in Slovakia, particularly in Central Germany and Saxony. They’re typically half of a bigger assortment but additionally as particular person objects as nicely,” the Slovak Spectator experiences.

See additionally: Extra Archaeology Information

Not too long ago, two different distinctive however unintentional finds from older sections of the Bronze Age have been discovered within the Trnava area, each within the territory of Hlohovec. In 2017, a bronze blade from a so-called dagger on a membership and in 2021 a brief sword (lengthy dagger).

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