A Roman bronze folding knife
Lot 221
A Roman bronze folding knife
£1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,700 - 2,500
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Roman bronze folding knife
Circa 2nd-4th Century A.D.
The handle in the form of an eagle, with incised feather decoration, with parts of the iron blade encased within the grip, 3½in (8.9cm) long

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Found by the owner in Buckinghamshire in August 1997.

    Published:
    Treasure Hunting Magazine, October 1997.
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  1. Claudio Corsi
    Specialist - Antiquities
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