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Sword, D2008.11

Physical Description

Straight, wide, fluted blade, double-edged, widens to circular shape near hilt. Worn symmetrical floral gilted. Short quillons curving to blade tipped by widened simplistic dog heads (?) Wide languet tapered, topped by crown (?) Oval grip, hollow hemispherical pommel topped by small knobbed hemisphere in centre of eleven fleur-de-lis formed rattles. Gilted symmetrical floral patterns cover hilt. No scabbard. Stone pg. 517, fig. 661, pg. 602, fig. 770.




Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 94 x 794 x 57mm

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