AFAR "gile", Ethiopia, 20th century, (58 cm). Steel, wood, leather, brass.
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Owen Bush - Dacian Falx. This is the weapon that caused the Romans to alter their armor when they invaded the Balkans. It was so powerful that it would smash through the Roman shields and slash the Roman soldier's arm. The Romans added overlapping plate armor to the right (shield) arm to protect against this.-DK