Overall: 8.7 cm (3 7/16 in.)
John L. Severance Fund 1967.33
This sword was found with the CMA’s Etruscan warrior statuette and—probably wrongly—attached to its left hand.
Numerous examples of miniature Etruscan bronze armor and shields are known, often from votive contexts. Perhaps this small sword served such a function.
The information about this object, including provenance, may not be currently accurate. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.
All images and data available through Open Access can be downloaded for free. For images not available through Open Access, a detail image, or any image with a color bar, request a digital file from Image Services.