BZ.1928.3–4, Knives

BZ.1928.3–4, Knives

Byzantine Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Museum

Southern Siberian, Tagar, sixth–fifth century BCE

Bronze, 20.6 cm x 2.2 cm x 0.6 cm (8 1/8 in. x 7/8 in. x 1/4 in.); and 15.7 cm x 1.3 cm x 0.3 cm (6 3/16 in. x 1/2 in. x 1/8 in.)

The Blisses acquired these knives from Kalebdjian Frères, Paris, on July 14, 1928, through Royall Tyler, Paris.