Gilt bronze, slightly over 1” total length, modeled after the knives used by Roman priests for the sacrifice of small animals in Pagan rituals. See British Museum #1873.8.20.31, for a related example and our FNS4858 pictured here. Original suspension loop with coiled tail typical of Roman taste. The 24 karat gold overlay is restored and mounted to a gilt Sterling silver neck chain for modern wear. It comes with a certification of authenticity and is jewelry gift boxed.
Stock Number: B4257

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