It has a prominent raised mid-rib terminating proximally into the open loop of a "C".
Short swords such as this would have been used by the Persians in their battles with the Greeks in their aspiration to gain control of the Middle East.
Measurements: Length: 35.5 cm - Width: 4.5 cm -Height on stand: 38 cm
Excellent archaeological condition, not repaired and not restored with beautiful patina.
The sword is mounted on a custom lucite display stand of high quality.
Found in Israel
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