Object Title

Sword

Sword

Date

1000 BC

Object Number

IX.7890

Provenance

From Pulski Collection (re: British Museum transfer inventory record)

Physical Description

Complete bronze sword with engraved ornament on ricasso, shoulder of hilt and pommel top. Leaf-shaped with cast hilt.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 655 mm (25.75 in)

Associations

Places Germany

Bibliographic References

Hewitt, J (1859) Official Catalogue of the Tower Armouries, p. 2 (no.63).

Dillon, Harold (Viscount) (1910) Illustrated Guide to the Armouries, p. 90 (no.51)

Dorling Kindersley, Weapon. A visual history of arms & armour, Dorling Kindersley Ltd, London, 2006, pp. [24], 48-9 (col. illus., bottom).

Notes

Transferred to the British Museum in 1914, British Museum transfer number TR.51. Returned to the Royal Armouries 1988. 1859-1890 Armouries number I.63. 1890-1914 Armouries number I.51