Object Title

Dagger - Rondel Dagger

Dagger - Rondel Dagger

Date

1471-1499

Object Number

X.600

Provenance

Excavated from the bed fo the Thames at Queenhithe in 1978. Found on the east side of the dock at a depth of five feet.

Physical Description

Upper guard missing. Original octaganal flat iron reinforce at the base of the grip to which it is attached by two pins. Straight single-edged blade tapering gradually to a spear point. The back of the blade is rounded.

Materials

Dimensions

TangLength104 mm
BladeLength129 mm
BladeWidth (max)14 mm
OverallLength233 mm
OverallWeight54 g

Inscriptions and Marks

The reamins of a mark, the inlaid brass now missing can be seen on the inside of the blade.

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