The cylindrical tube with rounded bottom is cirular in cross section. A rounded band near the open end divides it into three areas of decor, the upper and lower filled with stylized birds in broad bands of silver inlay and silver threads. Patina reddish-brown. Bronze with silver inlay.

Finial for the end of a dagger-axe, 5th-4th century BCE

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Details
Title
Finial for the end of a dagger-axe
Role
Artist
Accession Number
50.46.71
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The cylindrical tube with rounded bottom is cirular in cross section. A rounded band near the open end divides it into three areas of decor, the upper and lower filled with stylized birds in broad bands of silver inlay and silver threads. Patina reddish-brown. Bronze with silver inlay.