Dagger

Dagger

With handle of circular section (with irregular iron concretions), finished in flat button, under which it is noticed the starting of possible antennas. The "ricassos", or part situated under the handle, is broken on one side; The leaf is triangular very elongated, with a central nerve on both sides. Among the panoply of weapons documented in this castro, the most abundant are the daggers and yet they are always very minor in relation to the tools and even some knives could have very diverse uses, domestic, artisan or warlike. However, this piece is a good example of an iron weapon despite its regular state of preservation.

Material 
Iron
Cultural context 
Castro Culture / Gallaecian Roman
Measurements (cm) 
30,7 x 4,5 x 1,5

Location

  • Viladonga, 27259 - Castro de Rei (Lugo)
    Galicia, España
    N 43º 09' 38.97" W 7º 23' 19.32"
  • 982 870 160
  • museo.viladonga@xunta.gal

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