Iron and Copper Alloy Dagger and Sheath Iron Age, Hallstatt D Found Berkshire, England c.600-550 BC Iron dagger with ornate cast copper alloy cross-shaped hilt and matching decorated sheath. The decorative disks presumably held insets, possibly of coral. Blade length: 27.8 cm Source: British Museum
Indian bank sickle/dagger, late 18th to early 19th century, with faceted steel mounts and elephant grips, the toggle ring of silver. The hand forged, sharply edged blade wrought at a 90 degree angle. Overall length 24.5 cm.