|CENTRAL EUROPEAN BRONZE AGE BRONZE SWORD
Two-edged blade with a bulging middle rib. A flat punched hilt-tongue with beveled edges; at the crossing are six punched holes with three preserved connection rivets.
Ca. 1,000 BC
L. 19 5/8 in. (50 cm.)
Ex German collection.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2010, no. 91.