- Hand forged carbon steel
- Full tang hilt sandwiched in bone
- Scabbard of leather over wood with brass ornamentation
- Twenty-nine inches long
Hoplite style sword with bone hilt and scabbard
6th-5th century BC from Campovalano, a frazione in the Province of Teramo in the Abruzzo region of Italy.
Campovalano Xiphos, from the necropolis of Campovalano di Campli, Abruzzo region Italy. 6th-5th century BC in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Chieti, Italy