Bronze Age Dagger

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Object type: Dagger
Period: Bronze Age
Primary material: Copper alloy
Date found: 28/03/2021
Location: Chichester, West Sussex


A Camerton-Snowshill type dagger dating from the early Bronze Age (c. 1600-1400 BC). Its name is derived from finds from two later Wessex Culture burials: Camerton in Somerset and Snowshill in Gloucestershire. These daggers are often deposited within burials.