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Dagger with Sheath

Date:
1570
Culture:
Swiss
Medium:
Bronze, rosewood, cowhide, brass, mercury
Dimensions:
L. with sheath 16 5/8 in. (42.2 cm); L. without sheath 15 1/8 in. (38.4 cm); W. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); Wt. 12.4 oz. (351.5 g); Wt. of sheath 10.5 oz. (297.7 g)
Classification:
Daggers
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.1287a, b
Not on view
Inscription: AVGVSTVS

Marking: (on either side of blade) +
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