One-handed sword used by the ancient Greeks.
It was the primary weapon in the battlefield for the Greek armies along with the spear or javelin.
The blade was about two feet long.
The xiphos were good for both cutting and tip attacks thanks to the leaf shape of the blade.
It was generally used only when the spear was abandoned. The straight, double-edged design of the xiphos gave them the same general versatility found in swords used by infantry until firearms displaced the sword on the battlefield.
Its design lent itself to cutting and pushing.
Blade: high carbon steel
Handle: black leather
Knob: carbon steel
Guard: carbon steel
Sheath: black leather and steel
Blade length: 560mm.
Total length: 720mm.
Blade thickness: 3mm.
Weight with Sheath: 1350g.
Balance: 8 cm from the guard
Sheath: in wood and leather
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|Handle Type||One Hand|
|Country of production||India|
|Materials and Finishes||7,5|