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Accession_Number 13.10.3
adlib_title Cypriote tanged dagger
Shape Tanged dagger
Shape_description Nearly rectangular piece, bilaterally symmetrical, with a raised rib down the centre, two parallel rivets, one on either side, at the shoulder, just above the tang (where the blade may have been socketed into a wooden handle. The thickness is uniform for most of the length of the dagger. )
Material Bronze
Fabric Cypriote
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration
Inscriptions
Condition Single piece, Intact, but broken off at the pointed end. The surface has dulled to a mottled medium brown with flecks of dark grey (slightly lighter in colour on one side).
Technique/Style
Provenance Salamis, Cyprus
Period Early Cypriote III
Date 20 c.
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Top view of a bronze dagger fragment.
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Top view of a bronze dagger fragment.
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Drawings of a bronze Cypriote dagger fragment.
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Cypriote bronze dagger fragment.
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Side view of a Cypriote bronze dagger fragment.
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Cypriote bronze dagger fragment.
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Cypriote bronze dagger fragment.
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Cypriote bronze dagger fragment.
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Cypriote bronze dagger fragment.
Comparanda Lapithos tomb 322a, no. 17 (EC IIIc): H. Catling, Cypriote Bronzework in the Mycenaean Age (Oxford 1964) fig. 3.5
Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 11.0
Diameters 3.0
Handle_height
Other_dims. Th. 0.5-0.3
Location 2.1.2
Edited_by Jessica; Kinsey; Amy
Date_edited 26.06.2003; 06.01.2006; 23.07.2009
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