The blade has a pronounced central ridge and a fluted, square handle with a T-shaped pommel wound upward on both sides into a tight coil. Seperately welded, short quillons curving downward.; handle and cross guard separately forged.
3rd-2nd Century BC
L. 25 1/8 in. (64 cm.)
Ex German collection.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2010, no. 249