a: Largest fragment - includes a piece of the tang of the hilt, circular in section, the remains of a guard, consisting of an ornamental disk of iron with openwork step pattern, and a piece of blade, on which are traces of a wooden sheath. b: With this fragment may be associated the iron disk with an openwork step pattern which matches one mentioned above, on assumption that it served as the upper covering of the pommel now gone. c and d: two smaller fragments from blade.
Purchased from Giuseppe Ficola
[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 19-20, no. 16, pl. VIII
[Manuscript] Harlan, Deborah K. Report on the Iron Artifacts from the Seventh Centure B. C. Site of Narce, Central Italy.
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