SW167 Gratian's time spatha


This late roman army spatha fits for the second half of the 4th cent AD - as the "Live Gratian" engraved on the brass part of the scabbard indicates. The blade is made of steel, 74,5cm long and 5 cm wide. The hilt and pommel are made of wood, whereas the grip is made of bone. The leather covered scabbard has brass brackets, and the piece used to fix it on the belt is also made of bone.

Total weight of the sword 1,2kg, total length 94cm.

× All these weapons have steel or bronze blades, but are not intended for fencing, unless otherwise specified.