The Sword, chapter IV: Age of the Tumulus 1500-1300 B.C.

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Here comes the story of how sword production and sword fighting exploded in the Age of the Tumulus (Tumulus=burial mound) in Europe, as well as how the Hittites repelled the rebellion in the lands of Assuwa by the sword.

 

The Bronze Age Sword Series include four replicas from this early stage.

No. 11 X

(Continental octagon hilted sword)

(Continental octagon hilted sword) (the image is a preliminary model-image, the actual sword might differ in finish and details). Replica of original. Price:

COMING SOON!

No. 12 X

(Nordic BA II sword)

(Nordic BA II sword) (the image is a preliminary model-image, the actual sword might differ in finish and details). Replica of original. Price:

COMING SOON!

No. 13 ETTING

(Etting, Germany, c. 1300 B.C.)

Metal hilted sword type Riegsee. (the image is a preliminary model-image, the actual sword might differ in finish and details). Replica of original. Price:

COMING SOON!

No. 14 HATTUSA

(Bogaskoy, Turkey, c. 1370)

Blade related to Aegean type B, with multiple ribs and broad tang with rivets. Hilt plates and pommel: polished walnut. Inscription on blade: "As the Great King Tuthalja destroyed the land of Assuwa, he gave this sword to the Weather God, his father"Discovered in the Hittite capital at modern Bogaskoy, Turkey. (The image is a preliminary model-image, the actual sword might differ in finish and details). Replica of original. Price:

COMING SOON!

 

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