NATION/PERIOD ; Korea/The Bronze Age
MATERIAL ; Stone/Blood Stone
USED FOR ; The Cutter/Knife
LOCATION ; Gyeongsang National University Museum
Aug 30, 2016 Created by Korea Ministry of Culture,Sports and Tourism(MCST) ; and Korea Culture Information Service Agency(KCISA) ; Korea Wonju Museum
Grinded Stone Dagger(3000472) is mainly excavated in the Bronze Age sites.
It is manufactured with argillite or shale and is used to stab or cut. It can be used by connecting the blade to a stick or some daggers have their own handles.
Some cases show that dagger is decorated so that it can’t be assured that it was used practically, but trace of reprocessing can be found, which proves that the dagger was used practically.
Before the dagger obtained its ritual usage, it was used practically and with the appearance of iron tools, Grinded Stone Dagger was not utilized anymore.
*One of the most famous toys for children is the dagger. This design can make children interested in the history.
Since the dagger was used in everyday life, this design can also be utilized practically.
The blade of the dagger is almost a straight line and looks sharp. The handle and the blade is well represented.
Grinded Stone Dagger(3000472)