Iron and Copper Alloy Dagger and Sheath

Iron Age, Hallstatt D

Found Berkshire, England

c.600-550 BC

Iron dagger with ornate cast copper alloy cross-shaped hilt and matching decorated sheath. The decorative disks presumably held insets, possibly of coral. 

Blade length: 27.8 cm

Source: British Museum

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