Agora Object: B 781
Inventory Number:   B 781
Section Number:   ΔΔ 201
Title:   Sword
ΤΙΤΛΟΣ:   Χάλκινο εγχειρίδιο 1400 – 1350 π.Χ.
Category:   Bronze
Description:   Badly corroded; the blade preserved in several pieces, but nothing of the hilt except two small pieces which appear to be the projecting ears. To one of these a gold-leaf rivet head cover of the smaller size (J 99-2) was found adhering.
Very narrow blade witih heavy central rib, similar to B 778.
ΠΕΡΙΓΡΑΦΗ:   Χάλκινο ξίφος. Η λεπίδα αποτελείται από αρκετά τμήματα.
Conservation Status:   Finished
Context:   Mycenaean Chamber Tomb. S.E. part of chamber.
Handling:   Stoa gallery case
Notebook Page:   330
Negatives:   Leica, Color slide, XXVII-56, XXIX-72, XLIII-9
PD Number:   444
Dimensions:   P.L. ca. 0.46
Material:   Copper alloy
Date:   14 May 1947
Section:   ΔΔ
Deposit:   M 21:2
Bibliography:   Museum Guide (2014), p. 108.
    Guide (1976), p. 221.
    Guide (1962), p. 145.
    Hesperia 17 (1948), pp. 155-157, pl. XXXIX, 3, fig. 4.
    Agora XIII, p. 176, pl. 36, no. III-18.
    Agora XIV, p. 8, pl. 17d.
References:   Publications (4)
Plans and Drawings (4)
Images (7)
Deposit: M 21:2
Card: B 781