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Old 05-06-2017, 08:10 AM
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Default bronze age axe

I carried it around in my rusack for months so i dont even remember the location. With green patina i had a clue it is old... lol
It is bronze age axe - like 3000 years old
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Old 05-06-2017, 08:25 AM
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Man! What a beauty! GREAT find!

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Old 05-06-2017, 08:28 AM
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Killer find!!! Wonder if it was used in warfare? Man I'd love to dig up some older history...love it! Happy Hunting!!


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Old 05-06-2017, 08:43 AM
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Excellent job! Wow! That must have been eye opener when you found out the age. Hope you were sitting down.
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Something like that I would remember the exact spot that I had dug it for the rest of my life.

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Old 05-06-2017, 11:42 AM
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Karletto, That's out of this world cool!

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AWESOME find man, wow!

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Hey, does that say made in China on the side?

Just kidding... awesome find!!!
I get excited finding something a hundred years old. Three thousand...wow.

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Fantastic find! Very cool!

I visited Europe several years ago, and was amazed at the old, old relics in the museums there. Europe isn't known as The Old World for no reason! Lots of history there, but I really prefer to live in The New World, even with all our problems.

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Old 05-07-2017, 07:51 AM
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Originally Posted by SKMKSMetalHead View post
Wonder if it was used in warfare?
it was used in warfare, cutting wood, also as status symbol etc
Interesting it was molded!

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Beautiful piece of history!

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Great find!

I know the feeling of finding one.
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Wow!!!! and to think I get excited if I find something I can date to the 1800's. That is awesome.
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Logically speaking, that thing wouldn't cut through a piece of wood or person, but what do I know?

Great find, over here we wish we could find something 500 years old...LOL

Huge congrats, I can see how you may not have recognized what it was when you found it. Bummer, would be nice if you remembered where you found it so you could go back.

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Incredible!!!

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Karletto, that's just a magnificent find -- right out of Oetzi the Ice Man's tool kit. Your part of the world has been inhabited for so long.
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Originally Posted by NectarDetector View post
Logically speaking, that thing wouldn't cut through a piece of wood or person, but what do I know?
For your information. I think you would be surpriced how sharp these things could be. Found one myself (a bit later one) still that sharp that i could cut a tree with it if i would. You wouldn't rub your finger over it.

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Beest, those socketed axes look very practical. Beautiful specimen and very nicely hafted.
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That thing is awesome. Congrats.
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