c. 5th Century B.C.
This Classic Greek Hoplite Sword represents the resilience, tenacity, and strength of the Greek Hoplite, an effective citizen-soldier of the Ancient Greek city-states. A leaf-shaped blade such as this one was quite popular throughout the ancient world, and the design of this reproduction is based on many illustrations and historical artifacts. Features include steel guard and pommel, and leather-covered hardwood grip. The high-quality sword blade is hand-forged of high carbon steel, tempered for strength and meticulously polished to a superb finish. This is one of the strongest and finest swords available. Hand-crafted by the famed metalsmiths at Windlass Steelcrafts. Complete with a leather covered wood scabbard. Can be professionally sharpened for an additional fee. Please note that sharpened swords cannot be returned. Overall: 28½" Blade: 22"Lx2"W. 3/16" thick. 2 lbs./4 oz.