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Knife dagger

Original
 
Found: UK
Age: early/middle bronzeage

Mould
 
Material: clay & sand

The mould is made from clay and sand, and has been fired. 

Finished knife dagger
 
This knife dagger is made from a second blade that came from the above mould. Small dagger blades as this one are regularly found in women's graves from the early and middle bronze age of the UK and Ireland. The hilt is made from a single piece of yew, and coated in lineseed oil.