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Sword, Scabbard, F82.144

Physical Description

Long, polished, curved, single-edged blade. Wide back, narrow near tip. Blade widens slightly to tip. Iron hilt, short cross guard, knob-ended. Tapered languet, crown (?) at apex. Finger guard knob-ended. Oval grip. Disc pommel missing. Knob at pommel top, undecorated. Black leather scabbard, very worn animal skin cover near tip. Chape brass, decorated chevrons, floral designs, geometric dots and lines. Bound bronze strap.

Provenance

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Sword): 115 x 889 x 23mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Scabbard): 54 x 781 x 32mm

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