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.