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    Copper (alloy?) dagger. (Courtesy of the Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul)

Copper (Alloy?) Dagger

Date
Early Bronze Age, ca. 2500–2000 BC, Early Bronze Age
Museum
Manisa, Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum, 7529
Inventory No.
7529
Material
Copper, Bronze
Object Type
Metalwork
Metalwork Type
Weapon or Armor
Site
Turgutlu?
Description
Copper or copper alloy. Long, lozenge-shaped blade with rounded butt end with no rivet hole and tapered point. Widest part of blade nearest haft.
Comments
Said to come from Turgutlu and purchased by the Manisa Museum in 1989.
Discussed
Roosevelt, “Lydia Before the Lydians”
Bibliography
Author
CHR