The Sword, chapter V: Age of Fire

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1300 - 1100 B.C. (BA D-Ha A1, early Urnfield). Here comes the story of how European warriors changed their world views, their ways of death and burial, and how a rugged and highly functional native european sword type came to enter the Eastern Mediterranean in an age of fire and destruction.

 

The Bronze Age Sword Series includes eight items from this stage.

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 minor details). Replica of original. Price:

COMING SOON!

No. 14 X

(Nordic BA III sword, 1300-1100 B.C.)

Metal hilted sword type Nordic BA III.

COMING SOON !

No. 15 SÁROSPATAK

Flange hilted sword type Naue II (Catling I/Reutlingen/Cetona/Killian-Dirlmeier typ A/»fishtail»/Kemencei typ C).

COMING SOON!

No. 16. STÄTZLING

Flange hilted sword type Naue II (Catling III/ Stätzling/Allerona/Killian-Dirlmeier typ C/Kemencei typ D).

COMING SOON!

No. 17 RIXHEIM

"Griffplattenschwert", type Rixheim. Replica of original. Price:

COMING SOON!

No 18 KINGSTON ON THAMES

"Griffplattenschwert", type Rosnoën. Replica of original. Price:

COMING SOON!

No. 19 TELL APEK

(Akko Plain, Canaan, ca. 1400-1300 B.C.)

Kopesh, or sickle sword, based on the sword from Kurdani (Tell Apek), Canaan. Replica of original. Total length: 61cm. Weight: c. 700 grams.

Unfinished blade, hammered edge: 320 EURO

Finished blade: 480 EURO

Finished blade with hilt (walnut is standard): 560 EURO

No. 20 ILLERTISSEN

(Illertissen, Germany, c. 1100 B.C.)

Metal hilted sword type Dreiwulst. Tanged blade with ridged cross-section and ricasso, blade and hilt cast as separate pieces, bronze. Pommel with hole for wrist strap. Total lenght c. 68cm (the image is a preliminary model-image, the actual sword might differ in finish and details). Replica of original.

 

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