Basket hilted broadsword with a single-edged straight blade with a full length fuller adjacent to its flat back and a hollow ground. The guard is in the form of a basket of iron with simple bars, loops and one solid panel; one section at the right is missing. The grip and pommel are missing and a piece of wood used to secure the hilt to the tang. The blade and hilt are heavily corroded, patinated and generally damaged. The tip of the blade is broken off and the edge is notched in several places.
- Made in: Scotland
- (Europe,United Kingdom,Scotland)
- Length: 798 millimetres (Overall length)
- Length: 655 millimetres (Blade length (though tip broken off))
- Weight: 820 grammes
Object description by T.Richardson, Royal Armouries.
Prehistory and Europe
Object reference number: MCN8498