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sword

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    WG.1227

  • Description

    Copper alloy sword. There are three rivet-holes in the tang and a depression at the terminal end may have been intended for a fourth. In places the surface of the blade is pitted.

  • Culture/period

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  • Materials

  • Type series

    • Eogan Class 4b
  • Dimensions

    • Length: 620 millimetres
    • Length: 104 millimetres (hilt)
    • Width: 44 millimetres (butt; max.)
    • Thickness: 6 millimetres (max.)
    • Weight: 509 grammes
  • Bibliography

    • Eogan 1965 480 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1909

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    WG.1227

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