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Thursday, 18 June 2009

Bronze Age axes going on display at Dorset County Museum

A hoard of Bronze Age axes discovered in Dorset are set to go on display at the County Museum in Dorchester.

More than 400 bronze and tin axes, which were discovered at pits in Langton Matravers, near Swanage have been secured by the Dorset County Museum after lengthy fundraising efforts.

The final touches of the display are underway before the rare find is opened to the public on Saturday June 20, following a private preview tomorrow.

READ MORE - Source: Dorset Echo Thursday 18th June 2009

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