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AN1836 p.122.42

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Descriptionbronze dirk with angular trapezoidal butt and two rivet holes

Materials: copper alloy

Dimensions: 18.7 cm x 4.7 cm [length x width]

Date: Middle Bronze Age (Britain) (c. 1500 - 1150 cal.BC)

Period: Bronze Age (Britain) (c. 2500 - c. 800 cal. BC)

Associated Places: Heyshott, Sussex, West, England (find spot)

Acquisition: Presented by R. Mellersh, 1825.


  • Colin Burgess, Sabine Gerloff, The Dirks and Rapiers of Great Britain and Ireland, Praehistorische Bronzefunde 7 (Munich, CH Beck, 1981)