Pompeii Gladius with scabbard and belt
Typical Roman Gladius shape from approx. 100 a.d. The original was found in the ruins of Pompeji, which was buried in 79 a.d.
The blade is hand-forged from carbon steel. Pommel and guard are carved and turned wood. The hilt is made of bone. Delivery includes a beautiful wooden scabbard with burgundy leather and brass ornamentation.
Total length: approx. 73 cm
Blade length: approx. 52 cm
max. blade width: approx. 5.5 cm
Cutting edge: approx. 1 mm
weight: approx. 1.2 kg