Rapier

Description
This is one of three Bronze Age rapiers in the museum collections that were found in a hoard of six items in 1867. These stabbing swords had handles attached with bronze rivets.
Accession Loan No.
A313
Collection Class
Devon archaeology
Common Name
rapier
Simple Name
rapier
Dimensions
whole length 578 mm; whole W 50 mm; whole depth 8 mm
Period Classification
Bronze Age (2600-700 BC)
Family Group

Material
copper alloy
Collection Site Name
Talaton
Collection Town
Talaton
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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