This Bronze Age axe is based very heavily on one in the National Museum in Budapest.
At present I know very little about it (please let me know if you know anything), but I just fell in love and had to make it and here we are....
The head is in the form of a stylised beast and may be a boar, but as I believe the origin to be Scythian, it is more likely to be a horse.
Mounted on a charred ash shaft.
Total weight (including shaft) 843g/29oz
Length of shaft 47cm/18.5"
Head dimension 16cm x 12cm or 6"x4.5"
A 14thC hunting knife with a stout single edged blade with a distinctive shape and copper inlaid makers mark. Box wood grip scales with dot and circle decoration, a beautifully...
This medieval crossbow is typical of many 15thC munition quality war crossbows so it is plain and rather blocky. Bow irons came in around 1400 though lashing was also still...
This crossbow is typical of many medieval 15thC munition quality war crossbows so it is plain and rather blocky. Bow irons came in around 1400 though lashing was also still...