Bronze Age Bronze Sword, so called Griffzungenschwert

Culture: Middle Europe
Period: Urnfield Culture, Hallstatt B time, 1000-800 B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 57.5 cm
Price: Sold
Ref: 5011
Provenance: Collection Erwin Richter, Austria.
Condition: Very small breakouts, but complete, beautiful patina.
Description: A very beautiful example of a Griffzungeschwert with a bulging middle rib, eight punched holes and a wonderful Malachite patina/glass patina. Found together with the dagger (reference number 5012).