Object Title

Halberd

Halberd

Date

1570-1590

Object Number

VII.1349

Provenance

Acquired 1927. Ex Rotunda 12/35. From Rhodes according to Rotunda Cat. (unlikely in view of date?).

Physical Description

Short langets pitted. Long apical spike; crescent-shaped axe; down-sloping rear fluke pierced with three holes. The rectangular socket has two shortened side straps extending down the modern haft.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 2337 mm (92 in), length of head: 610 mm (24 in) Weight: 3 lb 9 oz

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