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Knife

Finely wrought blade and a beautifully finished grip. This is a type of ceremonial or presentation sword. Probably made towards the end of the 19th century....

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

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...

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

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

This stone tool is called a discoidal knife and dates from the Neolithic. It would have taken a long time to make, and was a tool to be treasured. The...

Knife blade

This knife blade originally had a handle made from wood or bone. It was discovered near a kitchen hearth during excavations of Holcombe Roman villa in Devon, and had probably...

Knife

Lashed onto the bone haft is animal jaw with a piece of bear skin wrapped around with hair attached. This is considered to be medicine. The blade is a European...