- Museum number
Flange-hilted Late Bronze Age copper alloy sword with bend to blade, one rivet in situ, one rivet in association but loose and stored separately (total two rivets). Two unperforated rivet holes. Milled ricassos. Colquhoun & Burgess's (1988) Type Wilburton, Variant A.
Length: 507 millimetres (blade)
Length: 191 millimetres (centre of gravity to shoulder)
Length: 101 millimetres (hilt)
Length: 215 millimetres (max width blade to tip)
Length: 608 millimetres
Weight: 768.60 grammes
Thickness: 7.60 millimetres (at max width blade)
Width: 46 millimetres (max blade)
Width: 67 millimetres (shoulders)
- Curator's comments
- Sword found in a gravel pit, probably from an old river channel.
Condition: Edges corroded but very sharp. Notching commensurate with normal use. Casting quality average.
- Not on display
- Acquisition notes
- Donated in exchange for replicas
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number