Description In warfare the use of bronze for daggers and then swords encouraged an effective, slashing style of attack instead of thrust. Nevertheless, it would be supplanted by the still harder iron and then steel.
- The Allure of Bronze. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1995.
Provenance Ezair Ancient and Contemporary Art, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1969, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1969
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