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POST MEDIEVAL KNIFE

Complete copper alloy terminal or knife-stop from a post medieval knife. This terminal is formed from a single sheet of metal. If laid flat out, the object would have a central flat, sub-circular disc from which extends two opposing rectangular arms. These arms have been folded down from the disc at 90 degrees so that the form the walls of the terminal. They have been curved, and just about meet, …