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An Anatolian Granite Axehead, Neolithic Period, ca. mid 3rd - early 2nd millennium BCE

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An Anatolian Granite Axehead, Neolithic Period, ca. mid 3rd - early 2nd millennium BCE
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An Anatolian Granite Axehead, Neolithic Period, ca. mid 3rd - early 2nd millennium BCE, ca. mid 3rd - early 2nd millennium BCE:
Medium: Granite
Carefully shaped and polished, with large central shaft hole.

Dimensions: Height: 10.25 cm (4.03 inches); Mounted height: 20.25 cm (7.97 inches)
Reference No: 457

PROVENANCE: Forming part of the James Stephan Snr. collection, assembled in the 1950's to early 1960's and then by descent. Dr. Stephan was a US intelligence officer who also held a degree in archaeology. He was posted in the Anatolian region of Turkey with the US government during this time, and acquired his collection from dealers and villagers throughout the region.

OUR GUARANTEE: We hereby certify the above item to be authentic and due diligence conducted to ensure stated provenance. We strictly adhere to the code of Conduct established by the Association of Dealers & Collectors of Ancient & Ethnographic Art and have established, to the best of our ability, the object(s) have not been illegally obtained from the country of origin, excavation, architectural monument, public institution or private property. A Certificate of Authenticity is provided with every object.
Condition
Chip to one edge, some minor losses and abrasion from usage, otherwise intact and in very good condition overall.
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An Anatolian Granite Axehead, Neolithic Period, ca. mid 3rd - early 2nd millennium BCE

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0168: An Anatolian Granite Axehead, Neolithic Period, ca. mid 3rd - early 2nd millennium BCE

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Est. $600 - $900Starting Price $300
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Description
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An Anatolian Granite Axehead, Neolithic Period, ca. mid 3rd - early 2nd millennium BCE, ca. mid 3rd - early 2nd millennium BCE:
Medium: Granite
Carefully shaped and polished, with large central shaft hole.

Dimensions: Height: 10.25 cm (4.03 inches); Mounted height: 20.25 cm (7.97 inches)
Reference No: 457

PROVENANCE: Forming part of the James Stephan Snr. collection, assembled in the 1950's to early 1960's and then by descent. Dr. Stephan was a US intelligence officer who also held a degree in archaeology. He was posted in the Anatolian region of Turkey with the US government during this time, and acquired his collection from dealers and villagers throughout the region.

OUR GUARANTEE: We hereby certify the above item to be authentic and due diligence conducted to ensure stated provenance. We strictly adhere to the code of Conduct established by the Association of Dealers & Collectors of Ancient & Ethnographic Art and have established, to the best of our ability, the object(s) have not been illegally obtained from the country of origin, excavation, architectural monument, public institution or private property. A Certificate of Authenticity is provided with every object.
Condition
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Chip to one edge, some minor losses and abrasion from usage, otherwise intact and in very good condition overall.

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