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The Medieval Period (1100AD - 1499AD)

Life In The Middle Ages

Bronze knife handle

Period:
Late Medieval
Description:

This beautifully cast handle is extremely well made and has been dated from the intricate costume detail of the woman's clothing and headdress.  The item was found on the surface at Ecclefechan, brought up by ploughing with no known context.

 

Copper alloy (bronze) knife handle.  Mother and child casting.

Materials/Media:
copper alloy (bronze)
Source:
Annan Museum
Accession number:
471.2
Digital Number:
HRAC001n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council