A flange with alternating straight and T-shaped scores of the type commonly found on early ritual vessels decorates the upper idge of this weapon. Along the blade proper, just below the flange, is a band of head-turning dragons with bottle horns on a ground of squared spirals. This decor is in low relief. Patina green.

Sacrificial knife, 12th century BCE

Unknown artist, expand_more

Bronzeexpand_more

Bequest of Alfred F. Pillsburyexpand_more  50.46.50

G214expand_more
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Title
Sacrificial knife
Role
Artist
Accession Number
50.46.50
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A flange with alternating straight and T-shaped scores of the type commonly found on early ritual vessels decorates the upper idge of this weapon. Along the blade proper, just below the flange, is a band of head-turning dragons with bottle horns on a ground of squared spirals. This decor is in low relief. Patina green.