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Falcata

Unknown4th-3rd century BC

Museo Cerralbo

Museo Cerralbo

This is the characteristic sword of the Iberian warrior, whose hilt is in the shape of a horse’s head. The hilt is decorated with plant motifs in threads of silver, and there is a fantastical animal (a dragon?) on the blade.

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Details

  • Title: Falcata
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 4th-3rd century BC
  • Type: Archaeology
  • External Link: CERES

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