The hilt is ivory (from Asian or African elephants, both were found at the site).4,500 year old quartz crystal dagger with ivory hilt. Found in a Copper Age-era tomb in Valencina de la Concepción, Spain.
What's your artifact doing in Boss Kean's ditch?
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Similar to obsidian blades, extraordinarily sharp but extremely brittle.
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