Canossa I

A male sandstone stele statue , the head is missing . It was found at “al Monte” (Mulazzo ,MS) , near Canossa Cemetery in 1972 . It belongs to group B ( D.173, 174) and dates to the Eneolithic Age ( between 3400/3300 and 2300/2000 b.C.) . The body is rectangular and the collar-bone ribbon is rather narrow and bends downwards , the arms are slightly bent at the elbows , the hands are suggested by parallel incisions . Below the hands there is a horizontal dagger in a rectangular sheath ; the handle has a half-moon on it . The dagger-sheath is ribbed at the sides and ends with three points .
It is kept at the Pontremoli Museum.