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Knife

A knife with a wooden handle, braided gut or sinew binding, and a blade of hammered iron. Collected 1826-7 by Peard on the voyage of HMS Blossom....

Knife

Based on earlier shark-tooth weapons, these knives were made for the export market. A scientific study of shark teeth on 19th century weapons has shown that certain species of shark...

Knife

Obsidian blade technology on this island group is over 4,000 years old. Obsidian sources were originally located on the islands of Poam, Mouk and Lou and was traded along the...

Knife

Based on earlier shark-tooth weapons, these knives were made for the export market. A scientific study of shark teeth on 19th century weapons has shown that certain species of shark...

Knife

Warfare was frequent within this group of 33 coral atolls, used to settle disputes over land ownership and titles. Current analysis of historic examples is determining the age of...

Knife blade

This knife blade originally had a handle made from wood or bone, and had probably been used for preparing meals. It was discovered during archaeological excavations at a Roman-style building...

Knife

Despite its crude appearance, this tool would have been used for cutting and cleaning seal and whale meat. This has an iron cutting blade set into a wooden handle...

Knife

A typical and much-feared weapon of the Azande warrior. Use of such weapons was strictly controlled by the military leader. Collected before 1869....

Blade

This flint bladelet dates to the Neolithic and was found at the site of Hembury in Devon. Blade technology is useful because it can produce many sharp tools of a...

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