Object Title

Dagger - Rondel Dagger

Dagger - Rondel Dagger

Date

1400-1499

Object Number

X.1745

Provenance

From the Thames near the Custom House (find date unknown). Purchased with X.1742, X.1743 and X.1744. Previously Deposit no. B. 0031/4.

Physical Description

In heavily excavated condition, with very heavy patina. The Blade is double edged and straight, but broken. Grip is hexagonal and of wood, bulging in the middle to taper away towards the blade and pommel. 2 large cracks run the length of the grip, while two others run about half its length. A small, thick, iron rondel sits between the hilt and the blade.

Materials

Dimensions

OverallLength184 mm
OverallWeight90 g
BladeLength91 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

none

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