A new Late Bronze Age warrior equipment from East Central Europe

Tarbay, János Gábor (2015) A new Late Bronze Age warrior equipment from East Central Europe. Archaeologiai Értesítő, 140 (1). pp. 29-70. ISSN 0003-8032


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The aim of this study is to evaluate a Late Bronze Age (Ha A–Ha B1) “assemblage” in the collection of the MoD Military History Institute and Museum (Budapest). It consists of significant defensive (greaves, conical helmet) and offensive weapons (a flange-hilted sword with a mount of the sheath) as well as a Fuchsstadt type cup, three flange-hilted knives, a wagon model part and several other unidentifiable sheet bronze fragments. According to the museum’s inventory book, the objects in question were acquired in the 1990s. Unfortunately, their find-spot and find circumstances have not been recorded. Nevertheless, the results of the macroscopic examination and the typo-chronological analysis suggest that the artefacts probably buried together as parts of an East Central European (perhaps Hungarian) hoard or grave assemblage.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History / történeti segédtudományok > CC Archaeology / régészet
Depositing User: Ágnes Sallai
Date Deposited: 28 Jul 2016 12:03
Last Modified: 31 Dec 2017 00:16

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