Ritually Bent short Sword with the original Guard and a Connection Ring.
There is a theory base on this phenomenon of a deliberately defforming weapons as a part of some ritual served to the gods.
Traces of burn and the typical corrosion, areas of damaged edge.
Very interesting is also saved safety ring bellow the guard and the ring before the end of the handle which is actually the connection to the warriors body.
Very rare with its original guard and the bronze connection ring!
Date: 1100 -1400 AD
Purchased by the current owner in 2014 in Austria, Wien from Collector fair.
Previous owners history: Old Austrian Private Collection.
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- Medieval Crusaders Era
- Interesting Ritually Bent short Sword with the original Guard and a Connection Ring.
- Century/ Timeframe
- 1100 - 1400 AD
- Corroded with some small damages, otherwise in Good Condition. See Photo