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W503

W503

 

 

 

 

Copper alloy leaf-shaped dagger with 2 rivets protruding. 191mm long. This particular example was purchased from Palestine in 1932-3 though similar examples have been found in Egypt. 

For an identical example, see Yadin 1963,174. There are also examples in Müller 1987. 54-67. 

 

References and Further Reading 

Müller, H. W. 1987. Der Waffenfund von Balâta-Sichem und Die Sichelschwerter. Munich: Verlag der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften.  

Yadin, Y. 1963. The Art of Warfare in Biblical Lands, London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson.

Other items associated with weapons and warfare

A model dagger or fake with cartouche of Tuthmosis III

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