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An early minoan bronze age dagge from Kreta
Topic Started: Jun 1 2015, 06:40 PM (398 Views)
Dendrakrieger
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Hi,

here are pictures of my new project:

An early bronze age mionan bronze dagger according a discovery from the isle of Crete:

The original pattern:

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And my realisation:

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Forging the edges with a stone hammer from Cornwall

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With a handle of olive wood

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Kind regards from Germany


Thomas
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Matthew Amt
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Gorgeous work, Thomas! Thanks for sharing the photos.

Matthew
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Todd Feinman
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Really great work, Thomas! Looks like a very accurate casting.
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Dendrakrieger
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Hi together,

here are a video of my new minoan early bronze age dagger discovery from Agia Triada (Crete):

The minoam bronze age dagger


Kind regards from Germany,


Thomas
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Eric L.
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Very cool! Do you plan on selling any of those? Very nice work :)
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MJuingong
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Once you got the handle on, it looked good.

I liked the video's showing the sharpness test.
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Andrew Gorman
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What wood is the handle? It's pretty impressive.
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Andrew Gorman,Jun 19 2015
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What wood is the handle? It's pretty impressive.

I think that is olive wood.
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Dendrakrieger
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Yes, that's olive wood from Greece!

Thomas
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