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"MARHATTA" battle axe.
Title "MARHATTA" battle axe.
Museum Name Indian Museum, Kolkata
Gallery Name N.A.
Object Type Arms and Armouries
Main Material Iron
Country India.
Provenance India.
Origin Place India.
Find Place India.
Period / Year of Work Not Known
Inscription NA
Dimensions Maximum Length (total)-70c.m, Maximum Length (blade)-31c.m. Maximum width (blade)-8.3c.m. Maximum Thickness (socket)-3.5c.m.
Brief Description It consists an iron blade with a socket and an iron handle. The blade is triangular in shape with a pointed tip. Two lateral cutting edges are sharp and straight. An elephant motif is present at the back of the socket. Two lion motifs are present at the base of the iron blade. The iron handle is inserted into the iron socket of the blade. The conical upper part of the iron handle is designed. The lower end of the handle has a constriction.