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Sword

Description

Bronze leaf-shaped sword from the River Tay, near Elcho

Museum reference

X.DL 4

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Sword

Date

Bronze Age

Style / Culture

Bronze Age

Materials

Bronze

Physical description

Bronze; leaf-shaped; imperfect at point; three rivet holes in each wing, four with rivets; two rivet holes in the hilt plate also with rivets; two rivet holes in the extremity of hilt plate which is doubly hooked

Collection place

River Tay, Elcho, Rhynd, Perthshire, Scotland, EUROPE

Exhibitions

  • The Carpow Bronze Age Logboat (19 Mar 2012 - 01 Mar 2013)
    Perth Museum and Art Gallery

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
Scotland Galleries »
Level 0 »
Moving Things, Travelling People »
Q005

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