Stone Ax Head

Unidentified European Prehistoric maker


Neolithic (7000-1700 BCE)

Black stone

Overall: 8 1/4 × 2 3/8 × 2 3/16 in. (21 × 6 × 5.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the Institute of Archaeology



Place Found: Denmark, Europe

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Institute of Archaeology, London, England; given to present collection, 1964.

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