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Pottenbrunn

Pottenbrunn 562

Unusual sword found in the grave 562 in Pottenbrunn - Ratzendorf, LT B2b, 250 BC. The sword has many features that could be described as obsolete. Morphologically corresponds to the weapons about 150 years older. Weigh without scabbard 996 g, total lenght 72,5 cm, width 6 cm. The blade is made by Mr. Szymon Chlebowski.

Pottenbrun 562 sword

Work in progress

Pottenbrunn 562

Chape-end front view

Hilt

Scabbard loop

Hilt and scabbard mouth

Grave goods

Set of grave goods from Pottenbrunn 562 grave

Details

Working on scabbard

Detail of scabbard

Elements

Work in progress

Working on hilt I

Working on hilt II

The final assembly

Pottenbrunn 562 finished I

The anatomy of the sword

Chape-end

Scabbard