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  • Description

    Copper alloy sword. The tang has low flanges and two rivet-holes which have, on each side, a ridge running parallel to the flanges. There are four rivet-holes in the butt. Very slight ricasso present. The surface of the blade is rough. The blade is oval in cross-section, the edges are blunt and the extreme tip is missing.


  • Culture/period

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  • Materials

  • Type series

    • Eogan Class 4
  • Dimensions

    • Length: 455 millimetres
    • Length: 99 millimetres (hilt)
    • Width: 47 millimetres (butt; max.)
    • Width: 35 millimetres (hilt; max.)
    • Thickness: 7 millimetres (max.)
  • Bibliography

    • Eogan 1965 255 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition notes

    Acquisition details unknown as of September 2003.

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


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Object reference number: BCB12418

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