Tyne and Wear HER(329): Washington, flint dagger - Details
Washington, flint dagger
Armour and Weapons
A grey flint dagger surviving up to 163 mm long and 32 mm wide, but with the tip missing. Discovered while making a golf course in 1977. Similar daggers are unknown in Britain and it has ben suggested that the find may be a Danish flint dagger, brought across to England quite recently and then lost.
<< HER 329 >> Sunderland Echo, 1977 - 17.vi.1977 R.Miket 1984, The Prehistory of Tyne and Wear, p. 56 no. 6, fig. 18.6 R.Young, 1987, Lithics and Subsistence in North-Eastern England, British Archaeological Report, British Series, Vol. 161, p. 220, Fig. IV.59, no. 4, F114