- Museum number
Copper alloy knife. Overall shape resembles representation of bird with large curved beak; flat almost triangular body; elaborate engraved decoration on both sides of handle.
- Production date
- 300 BC - 150 BC (circa)
Length: 110.20 millimetres
Weight: 51.20 grammes
Thickness: 12.40 millimetres (max)
Width: 24.90 millimetres (max)
- Curator's comments
- The overall shape of the knife and the bird-motif repeated on both sides of the handle closely resemble the decoration of the circular Wandsworth shield boss (1858,1116.2).
- On display (G50/dc9)
- Exhibition history
2016 11 Mar-25 Sep, Edinburgh, National Museum of Scotland, Celts
2015-2016 24 Sep-31 Jan, London, BM, G30, 'Celts: Art and Identity'
2009 Aug-Nov, Newcastle, Great North Museum, 'Lindow Man'
2008-2009 Apr-Apr, Manchester Museum, 'Lindow Man'
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- metal detector find.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number