Agora Object: IL 841
Inventory Number:   IL 841
Section Number:   ΒΒ 663
Title:   Iron Sword
Category:   Iron & Lead
Description:   The blade, much rusted and encrusted, is complete, but in three pieces, from tip to small tongue at top to fit into handle. One projecting bronze stud for attachment preserved just below tongue.
Traces on rusted surface show that there once was a wooden scabbard.
Notes:   Agora sample no. 640.
Context:   Grave.
Handling:   Nestled in Ethafoam which is supported in a foam board box, low RH.
The adhesive used in construction of foam box was UHU Hart blue.
Notebook Page:   1270
Negatives:   Leica, XXVI-60, XXVII-74, 80-27-25
PD Number:   PD 447
Dimensions:   L. 0.555; W. 0.05
Material:   Iron
Date:   15 January 1944
Section:   ΒΒ
Grid:   ΒΒ:3-4/Μ-ΜΑ
Deposit:   R 20:1
Lot:   Lot ΒΒ 216
Bibliography:   Hesperia 21 (1952), p. 286.
    Hesperia 16 (1947), p. 197, pl. XLI, 2.
    Agora XXXVI, no. T17-4, pp. 183, 184, fig. 2.106.
References:   Publication: Hesperia 16 (1947)
Publication: Hesperia 21 (1952)
Drawing: PD 447 (DA 5903)
Images (4)
Deposit: R 20:1
Card: IL 841