Agora Object: B 937
Inventory Number:   B 937
Section Number:   Η 696
Title:   Dagger Fragment
Category:   Bronze
Description:   Mended from eight pieces, badly corroded.
Tip, one cutting edge, one-third of hilt, and pommel missing.
Leaf-shaped, short slender proportions to judge by the width preserved from edge to edge below hilt. Very thin and flat, no trace of median rib.
Hilt had traces of wood now disappeared. Two of the three bronze rivets which attached thisare preserved; they are double headed an doriginally circular.
The cutting edges are still very sharp; the tip is broken straight across.
Context:   Mycenaean Chamber Tomb at north side of Temple of Ares.
Notebook Page:   1459, 1475
Negatives:   Leica, XLVI-89, LV-88, LVII-53
PD Number:   336
Dimensions:   P.L. 0.16; P.W. 0.036, (hilt) 0.02; W. (below hilt) 0.031
Material:   Copper alloy
Date:   11 May 1951
Section:   Η
Deposit:   J 7:2
Bibliography:   Langenbucher (2007), p. 84, fig. 87.
    Hesperia 24 (1955), p. 215, pl. 76, fig. 8, no. 27.
    Agora XIII, p. 189, pl. 40, no. VII-28.
References:   Publication: Agora XIII
Publication: Hesperia 24 (1955)
Publication Page: Agora 13, s. 210, p. 189
Publication Page: Agora 13, s. 293, p. 272
Publication Page: Agora 13, s. 348
Drawing: DA 10681
Image: 2008.03.0113
Image: 2012.53.0686 (LV-88)
Image: 2012.53.0848 (LVII-53)
Deposit: J 7:2
Notebook: Η-8
Notebook Page: Η-8-96 (pp. 1526-1527)
Card: B 937
Card: B 937