This is in the style of early Bronze Age dirks, but is very large and heavy, and the blade is deliberately blunt.
The Oxborough Dirk by Bronze Age, c. 15001350 BC
© British Museum
- Height: 70.9 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £20,000 ( Total: £52,050; Export stopped)
- Acquired in:
- Robin Symes
It was not intended to be practical but rather for ceremonial use.
Discovered near Oxborough, Norfolk.