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Bronze Age Bronze Dagger

Antiquities - Bronze Age - Europe


LOT 512

Estimate
GBP (£) 800 - 1,200
EUR (€) 900 - 1,360
USD ($) 1,120 - 1,680
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £1,265

BRONZE AGE BRONZE DAGGER

Circa 1,000-500 BC. A cast dagger with parallel sides and gentle curvature to the blade; the upper section pierced twice to accept rivets for a (wooden or bone) hilt; the edges grooved. 110 grams, 193 mm.

Condition
Extremely fine condition, edges complete, mostly with a smooth even patination.

Provenance
Found Bedfordshire, England.

Literature
Moore, C.N. & Rowlands, M. Bronze Age Metalwork in Salisbury Museum, no.H1.

Footnotes
Similar to the dagger found in the Bronze Age barrow at Ablington, Wiltshire.

Date
Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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Thursday 16th December 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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