Rare Ancient Scythian Short Sword Dagger Akinakes Acinaces Akinak 6th - 5th century B.C.

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Rare type of authentic ancient, 6th - 5th century B.C. Northern Black Sea Region, Scythian iron short sword – dagger Akinakes, Acinaces, Akinak. Comprising a sturdy, straight double-edged tapering blade, the characteristic Scythian flattened grip adorned on the exterior with chiseled stylized zoomorphic motifs with lobed (Butterfly) guard and T-shaped pommel.

REFERENCES: "Weapons of the Ancient East" by M.V.Gorelik.

Page: 202-203.

We will also provide the buyer with photocopies of the pages from the mentioned references together with a certificate of authenticity.

CONDITION: In excavated condition, but, stable and very solid.

MEASUREMENTS: The overall length: 28.2 cm (11.1 inches).

WEIGHT: 215 grams (7.58 ounces).

The Scythian were a nomadic Indo-European people, of Eastern European origin, a predecessor of the Slavic people and occupying a geological band from Eastern Europe through to the grasslands above China, shared a common artistic, cultural, and economic base.

Item Details

Reference #:
G191
Quantity
1
Category
Antiquities
SubCategory
Metal
Department
Antiques (approx100yrs)
Year
ancient
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
good
Material