With heavy blade and copper alloy hilt and lobed guard.
Found in excavated condition, published with results of c-14 and XRF analysis.
A rather unusual Vietnamese falchion, by lack of a better n
Collected by a Russian prince from the hill peoples of central Vietnam in 1892.
These mysterious weapons were already obsolete when the first ethnographers encountered them.
Fine silver overlaid dha made in Mindan village, south of Mandala
Of the silver overlaid type made in Mindan, with an unusual story on the blade.