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Iron knife with organic remains of handle

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posted on 27.10.2021, 17:51 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Iron knife, length 19cm. Unusually long thin tang with slight wood remains, and unusual hump-backed blade making concave curve to point. Remains of scabbard.Authentication by Mrs. Warhurst, Liverpool City Museum 9.3.71.

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Grave ID

Richborough

Object ID

M7186

Catalogue Number

M 7186

Material

iron, organic (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; iron, wood) (Antiquarian Material; N/A)

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knife (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; knife) (Antiquarian Keyword; N/A)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Rolfe

Category ID

knife

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