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Iron bronze dagger with scabbard. National Museum of Antiquities, Leiden http://www.rmo.nl/onderwijs/museumkennis/verhalen/ijzeren-dolk-met-bronzen-schede

A view showing the blade also, which is in a remarkable state of preservation.

Gladius - short Roman sword used in close quarters from behind the shield

A Fulham gladius reproduced by Deepeeka. The Fulham gladius had a waisted blade, similar to the Mainz, ad closely resembles the Mainz in other ways as well, such as in the construction of the scabbard.

Notice for example how the Roman pugio is made something like a garden shovel. Description from giantitp.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

An original Roman pugio with a Type B blade and a Type A scabbard. The pugio was a dagger used by Roman soldiers as a sidearm. It seems likely that the pugio was intended as an auxiliary weapon. Very nice shape for being almost two thousand years old.

Pugio dagger Carried by legionaires in addition to a gladius, worn at the left hip. The grooves and ridges gave added strength to the blade and was used added as an utility tool or a weapon of last resort

Pugio dagger Carried by legionaires in addition to a gladius, worn at the left hip. The grooves and ridges gave added strength to the blade and was used added as an utility tool or a weapon of last resort

A fine Seville Navaja fighting knife.  Open this Navaja is 42.5cms long with a 19cm blade.  Closed the Navaja is 23.5cms long.  The handle is made from a very fine blonde horn grip that is inlayed with shaped brass panels to both sides. The ends are capped in finely detailed brass fittings with the non business end having a very finely crafted ball finial of a type rarely seen.  The blade is of a broad leaf shape. It's back edge is decorated with file work. To one side is floral motifs

A fine Seville Navaja fighting knife. Open this Navaja is long with a…

Persian Bronze dagger 1200 – 800 BC. If that's not some creepy, sacrificial dagger, then I don't know what is.

Killer of the Ram. Can kill all lesser demons and most in the upper hierarchy of Hell.

Seems like there have been some good discoveries of late! -- myArmoury.com

Bloomberg’s Place Dig in London reveals ancient Roman ruins

Amazing Objects

Collection Of Historical Artifacts

Amazing Objects~~~the most fascinating to me is the folding fork, knife, spoon thing!

An extremely rare Burgundy dagger, provenance: France dating: 15th Century.

"An extremely rare Burgundy dagger, provenance: France dating: Century.

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A beautiful "Type A" reproduction pugio by Brian Stobbs

A beautiful "Type A" reproduction pugio by Brian Stobbs

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