A Bronze Dagger
Lot 44
A Bronze Dagger
£500 - 700
US$ 840 - 1,200
Lot Details
A Bronze Dagger
1st Century A.D., Possible North Or Mid-Italian
In excavated condition, with tapering recurved single-edged blade very slightly overlapping along the back on each side, integral hilt of unusual form comprising tapering quillon-block made in one with the grip and right angled pommel each of square section, the latter with hooked terminal and surmounted by a rounded projection retaining the remains of a staple
42.4 cm. overall

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Hoffmeyer, cat. no. 14, pp. 23 and 26, fig. 4
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