Rat-Tang Dagger

Cypriot, Pyla

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Late Bronze Age (1600-1050 BCE)

Bronze

Overall: 12 1/2 × 1 1/2 × 5/16 in. (31.7 × 3.8 × 0.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Emily Howe Hitchcock, Class of 1872HW

12.1.403

Geography/Culture

Asia, West Asia, Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus

Period

2000-1000 BCE

Object Name

Armament

Classification

Classical World

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by Luigi Palma de Cesnola, American Consul to Cyprus, 1865-1876; given to Hiram Hitchcock (1832-1900, Class of 1872H), Hanover, New Hampshire, about 1872; bequeathed to his second wife, Emily Howe Hitchcock (1852-1912), Hanover, New Hampshire, 1900; bequeathed to present collection, 1912.

Old Number

RED #: 12.403

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