Object Title

Halberd

Halberd

Date

1600-1699

Object Number

VII.1010

Physical Description

Base with chiselled decoration and head with 'lantern' design.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 2397mm (94 3/8 in.), Head length: Spike: 305 mm (12 in.); Blade: 203 mm (8 in.); Fluke: 149 mm (5 7/8 in.); Langet: 390 mm (15 3/8 in.) Weight: 2580 g (5 lb 1 oz.)

Bibliographic References

E. Black, Kings in conflict : Ireland in the 1690s, Belfast, 1990 (catalogue of an exhibition held at the Ulster Museum, Botanic Gardens, from 11th April - 2nd September 1990; Ulster Museum Publication No. 265), pp. 201, 200, No. 194 (illus.).