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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1206541 (stock #19.14694 )
Of long square sectioned form tapering to a sharp point, the back with a semi-crescentic blade.

20.4 cm L - 8 1/16”
Material : Bronze
Culture : Luristan, c. 9th Century B.C.
Condition : Intact

Display stand included

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Provenance: Property from a Princely collection, acquired in the 1960’s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1136742 (stock #20.16914 )
Iron Fork-pommell “Spathae” sword, with long blade, and horizontal guard (rare type) wide grip ending with a fork pommel.
This type of sword was first used by the Roman enemy the Sarmatians in the 1st Century AD, it was then adopted by some legions.

Sarmatians: coalition of Iranian nomadic tribes, which moved gradually from the Caspian plains to eastern Europe and threatened the Roman empire.

58 cm long - 22.8”
Material : Iron