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Iron Shou Dao (手刀, "Hand sword"), Song Dynasty. The Shou Dao is the development of the earlier Huanshou Dao (環首刀, “Ring pommel backsword”), featuring similar ring pommel but with broader blade.

The Shou Dao is the development of the earlier Huanshou Dao (環首刀, “Ring pommel backsword”), featuring similar ring pommel but with broader blade.

A MAGNIFICENT SILK LAMPAS FEATHERED HAT, CENTRAL ASIA, 11TH/12TH CENTURY

Central Asian Hat: century, of felt fur lined upturned flaps, exterior w/pink, green & brown silk lining & a leopard fur protrusion topped w/a spray of red feathers

12th-14th century Byzantine knife.Panakton

I have more than a passing interest in Byzantine literature. The link between stories and artifacts is strong and everyone around here seems to fully ackno.

Saxon (AD 450 - 1066) Iron knife with inlaid silver decoration: c. 1000    Description:  Iron knife with inlaid silver decoration on both sides. The decoration consists of twisted silver and copper wires hammered into the blade it has also a silver plate with lettering. On one side it reads: "OSMHND", which was probably the owner's name - Osmund.

It has decoration made of twisted silver and copper wires hammered into the blade, and a silver plate inset on each side with lettering. One side reads 'OSMHND' ('Osmund' - probably the name of the owner), the other side is illegible.

Knife: 8th Century BC, North East China or southeast Inner Mongolia, Bronze, Length: 21.6 cm

Knife Century BC North East China or southeast Inner Mongolia Bronze Length: cm Personal weapons and tools, generally of small scale, were common objects among the sedentary people living in.

Iron knife blades. 8th-13th century AD. Found in Thrace / Macedonia. Measure between 11 and 16 cm long - Ancient Resource: Medieval Weapons & Armor for Sale

Found in Thrace / Macedonia. Measure between 11 and 16 cm long - Ancient Resource: Medieval Weapons & Armor for Sale

Ancient Knife “Tao” Money. Chou Dynasty. Prior to 1200 BC farming equipment (spades, machetes or knives) were a medium of trade/ barter. About 1200 BC miniature spades and knives were made and traded in place of the larger objects. Location: China | Circa Date: 1122 - 255 B.C. See more at: LondonCoin.com

Prior to 1200 BC farming equipment (spades, machetes or knives) were a medium of trade/ barter. About 1200 BC miniature spades and knives were made and traded in place of the large…