LON-E81657: Incomplete iron knife tang with roves attached.

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Unique ID: LON-E81657

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Incomplete iron knife dating to the 17th century. Only a small section of the blade remains. solid iron shoulder, whittle tang wtih sold end cap with central terminal. The tang has eight copper alloy roves attached. The wooden handle is missing.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 84 mm
Width: 18 mm
Thickness: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Faye Simpson
Identified by: Ms Faye Simpson

Other reference numbers

Museum accession number: 4341/15

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Secondary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)

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Recording Institution: LON
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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