Rat-Tang Dagger

Cypriot
Pyla

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Late Bronze Age (1600-1050 BCE)

Bronze

Overall: 9 15/16 × 1 3/16 × 3/8 in. (25.3 × 3 × 1 cm)

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

12.1.405

Geography

Place Made: Eastern Mediterranean, Cyprus, West Asia, Asia

Period

2000-1000 BCE

Object Name

Armament

Research Area

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.

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