Roman Gladius (Mainz) named after the German city in which it was found and now in the British Museum in London. Melee weapon that came to the legionnaires spread between the start of the first century BC and the end of the first century AD
The sword was adopted by the Roman army, in earlier versions, since the third century BC, derived from a dagger of Hispanic origin. Double-edged steel blade tip and small, very wide at the base, especially suited to take hits peak in close combat.
Guard small and knob-shaped walnut wood anatomical grip in the bone. Equipped with metal scabbard covered with brass decorations.
With sheath. Dimensions: 78 cm.