A Near Eastern bronze dagger blade, c. 2200–1800 B.C.

A Near Eastern bronze dagger blade, c. 2200–1800 B.C.

Code: 2220

£145.00
 
Description: A bronze dagger blade with three rivets for fixing the handle still in place. The blade has a patchy dark green patina and extensive pale brown-white encrustation, particularly on one side, from Palestine.

Size: 170 mm/6.7 ins. in length

Culture: Near Eastern

Date: Early to Middle Bronze Age, c. 2200-1800 B.C.

Provenance: Previously the property of a Surrey collector.