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Knife

Knife

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Description
Clasp knife with iron blade and copper alloy handle with a hound chasing a hare. The complete iron blade is still in place and is attached to the handle with an iron rivet. Hunting was a popular pastime, especially with dogs. Found during excavations at Bath Gate cemetery in 1971.
Object Name
Knife
Accession Number
1980/109/22
Category
roman
Site Location
Bath Gate cemetery, Cirencester
Tags
Roman, knife, leisure