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War Sword

Period:
Medieval
Description:
This kind of sword is very similar to the kind that Scottish knights would have been using in the late 14th century. The straight blade is two-edged and has a narrow central groove along each face.  There is leather on the grip but this would have been added later.
Place of Production:
Northern Europe
Materials/Media:
steel
Dimensions:
1100mm
Source:
Dean Castle
Accession number:
MA/S6
Digital Number:
EAAM007n
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council