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Malia Bronze Dagger, an exceptional Minoan weapon

Bronze_dagger_from_Malia Minoan Palace
By Bernard Gagnon - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, httpscommons.wikimedia.orgwindex.phpcurid=20699328
Malia Bronze Dagger is one of the first tools manufactured by man. The dagger was found in Malia Minoan Palace.

Tourist Information

TypeAncient Artefact
Dating1800 BC – 1700 BC
Other NamesMinoan Dagger from Malia
Where is displayedHeraklion Archeological Museum, Crete, Greece, Europe

Malia Bronze Dagger

Malia Bronze Dagger with Gold Hilt was dated between 1800 BC and 1700 BC and is exposed in Heraklion Archaeological Museum.

The dagger was found in Malia Minoan Palace.

One of the first weapons manufactured by man was the dagger. The daggers were used for hunting and defense purposes.

Article Photo Source: By Bernard Gagnon – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, httpscommons.Wikimedia

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