Dagger

Description
The shape of this flint dagger may be echoing that of early copper daggers. It would have taken considerable skill to make such a tool. It would have taken about twelve hours and needed the removal of at least 3,000 chips of flint to make it.
Accession Loan No.
3/2004/2/2
Collection Class
Devon archaeology
Common Name
dagger
Simple Name
dagger
Dimensions
whole length 160 mm; whole width 107 mm; whole TH 46 mm
Period Classification
Bronze Age (2600-700 BC)
Family Group

Material
chert
Collector / Excavator
Wessex Archaeology
Collection Site Name
A30 excavation (Long Range)
Collection Town
Ottery St Mary
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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