Dagger, Iron, copper alloy, silver, Late Roman

Dagger

Date:
probably 3rd century
Geography:
Made in Gaul
Culture:
Late Roman
Medium:
Iron, copper alloy, silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 9/16 x 13/16 x 3/8 in. (16.7 x 2 x 1 cm)
hilt: 1 1/4 x 13/16 x 7/16 in. (3.2 x 2 x 1.1 cm)
mount: 5/8 x 9/16 x 1/4 in. (1.6 x 1.5 x 0.6 cm)
silver tip: 5/8 x 9/16 x 3/16 in. (1.6 x 1.4 x 0.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Iron
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.192.51
Not on view
Stanislas Baron, Paris; J. Pierpont Morgan (American), London and New York (until 1917)
Ricci, Seymour de. Catalogue of a Collection of Merovingian Antiquities Belonging to J. Pierpont Morgan. Paris: C. Berger, 1910. no. 51, p. 15, pl. IV.

Neumayer, Heino. "Die gallo-römischen Funde aus Frankreich im Department of Medieval Art des Metropolitan Museum of Art." Acta Praehistorica et Archaeologica 48 (2016). p. 107, fig. 19 (4).