Deepeeka Pompeii Gladius

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$200.00

The Pompeii gladius is named after the Roman town of Pompeii, which was destroyed by volcanic eruption in 79 AD with great loss of life, despite efforts of the Roman navy to evacuate the town. Four instances of this sword type were found there, with others being excavated elsewhere. The Pompeii gladius has parallel cutting edges and a triangular tip.

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The Pompeii gladius is named after the Roman town of Pompeii, which was destroyed by volcanic eruption in 79 AD with great loss of life, despite efforts of the Roman navy to evacuate the town. Four instances of this sword type were found there, with others being excavated elsewhere. The Pompeii gladius has parallel cutting edges and a triangular tip.

Specifications

SPECIFICATION METRIC IMPERIAL
Overall Length 705mm 27 3/4"
Blade Length 485mm 19 1/16"
Handle Length
Weight 1.22 Kg 2 lbs 11 oz
Point of Balance
Width at Guard 48mm 1 7/8"
Width at Tip
Thickness at Guard
Thickness at Tip
Blade Steel 5160
Specifications will vary slightly from piece to piece.