Cowie, Trevor, Hall, Mark A, Northover, Peter and O'Connor, Brendan (2011) A Middle Bronze Age dirk from the River Tay at Friarton, Perth. Tayside and Fife Archaeological Journal, 17. pp. 11-18. ISSN 1360-5550Full text not available from this repository.
The writers describe the circumstances of discovery and acquisition and local significance of a fine Middle Bronze age dirk found in the River Tay near Perth. Attention is also drawn to a very similar weapon from Pitchaithly, Dunbarney, originally reported in the 19th century, and consideration is given to the possible location of that discovery. Analysis suggests that both dirks are of Irish metal or Irish in origin.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||dirks, Ireland, Middle Bronze Age, rapiers, riverine deposition, River Tay|
|Subjects:||C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology|
|Theme:||Material culture: creation and use|
|Department:||Archaeology (to 2011)|
|Depositing User:||Ruth Churchman|
|Date Deposited:||24 Feb 2012 14:32|
|Last Modified:||29 Nov 2016 11:00|
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