La Tene Ritually Bent Sword Blade

1922.07.0026

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification La Tene Ritually Bent Sword Blade   (1922.07.0026)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Science & Technology T&E
  2. :
  3. Armaments
  4. :
  5. Edged Weapons
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date La Tene, 600 – 200 BC
Culture La Tene

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 77.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 6.4 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 5.1 cm
Weight 652 g
Measuring Remarks Largest measurement is taken as if sword were straight. Second largest measurement is actually the depth and the third largest is the width
Materials Metal--Iron
Manufacturing Processes Forging
Munsell Color Information Brown (10 Y R 2/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

Cunliffe, Barry. The Ancient Celts. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data

Label: IV. d. 1119. Eisenschwert "aus Ungarn"

Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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