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    44PG302/EU 2105 F-435 S-III   Dagger Guard 1137 

44PG302/EU 2105 F-435 S-III

 

Dagger Guardany kind of sheath knife may be called a dagger.  A guard of the same type as this archaeological example is illustrated on a dagger in its sheath on the rear view of one of the men in the Jacob de Gheyn engravings.  

This example was recovered  from Jordan's Journey, a 17th-century settlement site in Prince George County near Hopewell, Virginia.