Object Title

Palstave

Palstave

Date

1400-1000 BC

Object Number

VIII.216

Provenance

County Mayo (from British Museum object lists)

Physical Description

Of bronze, with a deep stop ridge and flanges. Winged blade. One flange broken.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 120 mm, width: 60 mm (max), depth: 37 mm (max) Weight: 450 g

Associations

Places Ireland

Bibliographic References

Dillon (1910) Illustrated Guide to the Armouries, p88 (no.83)

Notes

Transferred to the British Museum in 1914, British Museum transfer number TR.83. Returned to the Royal Armouries 1988. 1890-1914 Armouries number I.83