A large ancient bronze dagger or short sword, Black Sea area, ca. 1200-1000 BC.
The weapon very long with an integral handle, made to take inlays of bone or wood, now lost. Crescent before the hilt which is typical for the Black Sea Area.
Size: ca. 37 cm. so the size of an ancient short sword.
Condition: Choice, slight flaking of edges, fine dark enamel green patina.
Ex. Dæhnfeldt Collection, c. 1990.