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.
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