Estoc - a french thrusting sword, blade has a triangle cross-section.
Hand Forged Medieval Viking Axe
Ottoman kilij, mid 16th century, steel, iron, gold, wood, shagreen, L. 37 7/8 in. (96.2 cm); L. of blade 30 3/4 in. (78.1 cm); L. of quillons 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 5 oz. (1049 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935, blade chiseled in relief with Koranic verses, surrounding areas inlaid with gold, inscriptions refer to victory in the Holy War and to the magical powers of the biblical King Solomon (Suleiman), possibly made for Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent (reigned…
Keines Weibes Knecht
Steps in the evolution of the Khyber from ethnic/native to the military regulation type. Left to right, full military regulation khyber, combination military regulation / native khyber, native khyber.
Langes Messer, 1530-1550, length 129 cm
Algerian nimcha saber, early 18th century, steel, silver, brass, wood, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, leather, textile, Length of blade, 21 in. (53.34 cm), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935. This distinctly North African sword, or nimcha, probably dates from around the battle of Oran (1732), when that city, a haven for Turkish pirates, was besieged by the Spanish. The openwork leather scabbard shows Ottoman influence.
Bauernwehr German 15 C. Long knife - 13158 This long knife is German, late 15 - early 16C. also known as Bauernwehr . It was used as hunting knife or for defense by peasants and/or other non warriors. Blade 16 total 21 inches. Excavated condition (Stabilized)