Ancient Germanic Sword Sax Seax 5th - 7th century A.D.

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Authentic antique rare Germanic sword Longsax, known also as the Sax or Seax, dated to the early Middle Ages 5th - 7th century A.D. Details: In excavated condition, a straight single-edged blade with a slender fuller, a cast bronze hilt with a rounded grip, and a mushroom-shaped pommel. A sax sword was used primarily during the early part of the Middle Ages by many Germanic tribes living in the territories of these days Germany, Britain and Scandinavia. Most of them had simple wooden or horn hilts, this particular one with a bronze hilt was a luxurious weapon belonging to a higher rank warrior. Overall length: 58,5 cm (23 in). There are no repairs or restorations.

Item Details

Reference #:
E273
Quantity
1
Category
Militaria & Weapons
Department
Antiques
Year
5th - 7th century A.D.
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
Excavated
Material