The remains on the Pnyx and its neighbourhood cannot all be assigned to one epoch, the prehistoric age.
This character is represented in rude but graphic drawings of prehistoric age found in caverns in the south of France.
Arms and ArmourFrom the contents of graves and other remains, and the sculptured and painted scenes, an approximate idea can be obtained of the weapons of the Egyptians at all periods from the prehistoric age onwards.
(B) Reliefs with animal figures belong to the later part of t~hc prehistoric age.
The axe was at the close of the prehistoric age a square slab of copper (7) with one sharp edge; small projecting tails then appeared at each end of the back (8), and increased until the long tail for lashing on to the handle is more than half the length of the axe in an iron one of Roman (?) age (13).