Category: weapons

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A phenomenally enameled silver Swept-hilt Rapier, Germany, ca. 1606, housed at the Staaliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden.

Engraved soapstone bullet mold, circa early 19…

Engraved soapstone bullet mold, circa early 19th century.

Scythian Acinaces Dagger, 6th-5th Century BCAn iron acinaces…

Scythian Acinaces Dagger, 6th-5th Century BC

An iron acinaces dagger with lozenge-section leaf-shaped blade, recurved lower guard, flat-section grip, antenna pommel; mounted on a custom-made stand. 43.5cm including stand (17 ¼”)

Stone macehead of King Scorpion, Pre-Dynastic Egypt, circa 3,000…

Stone macehead of King Scorpion, Pre-Dynastic Egypt, circa 3,000 BC

Sarmatian Loop Handled Dagger, 5th Century BC – 4th Century ADAn…

Sarmatian Loop Handled Dagger, 5th Century BC – 4th Century AD

An iron dagger with lozenge-section triangular two-edged blade, narrow scaphoid bolster, leaf-shaped hilt, ring finial; mounted on a custom-made stand. 47cm including stand (18 ½”)

Chinese crescent moon weapons, 19th century.from Mandarin…

Chinese crescent moon weapons, 19th century.

from Mandarin Mansion

Chief’s axe-knife, Nsapo and Wongo peoples of Congo, 19th/early…

Chief’s axe-knife, Nsapo and Wongo peoples of Congo, 19th/early 20th century.

from Michael Backman Ltd.

Kpinga (throwing knife), Congo, 19th century.

Kpinga (throwing knife), Congo, 19th century.

Royal weapons from the Pharaoh Tutankhamen.

Royal weapons from the Pharaoh Tutankhamen.

Chinese bronze battle ax, Shang Dynasty 1600 – 1046 BCExcavated…

Chinese bronze battle ax, Shang Dynasty 1600 – 1046 BC

Excavated at Yidu, Shandong Province