Ancient 6th - 5th century B.C. Scythian large Iron Sword Akinakes Acinaces Akinak

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Very rare type of authentic ancient, 6th - 5th century B.C. Northern Black Sea Region, Scythian large iron sword Akinakes, Acinaces, Akinak. Hand forged with an integrated hilt, comprised broad, double-edged tapering flat blade with visible on the one face incised three slender fullers that run down from a rectangular panel incised on ricasso below the hilt. A well-formed flat tang surmounted by lobed antenna pommel. 

 

CONDITION: In excavated condition, but well-preserved, in Very nice and stable condition with spots showing vigorous iron, tiny losses to edges, very stable Encrusted patina on surface, point of the blade slightly broken. 

 

MEASUREMENTS:

Overall length: 87.8 cm (34 9⁄16 inches)

Width of the blade at the widest point: 6.8 cm (2 .68 inches)

Item Details

Reference #:
G205
Quantity
1
Category
Antiquities
SubCategory
Metal
Department
Antiques (approx100yrs)
Year
6th - 5th century B.C.
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
poor
Material