sword (weapons: edged)

Sword with a hilt made of wood mounted with brass. The wooden grip is decorated with carved meander pattern, surmounted with a multi-faceted brass pommel. The brass guard shape liked a shield with incised linear decoration on edge. Blade is of steel, single-edged, slightly curved towards the point.


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