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List Price: $35.90
Our Price: $28.90
Overall Length: 13 3/4"
Blade Length: 9"
Handle Length: 4"
Material: 440 Stainless Sharp

Our etched replica features a four-inch handle, and a heavyweight cast metal scabbard embossed with Roman designs and finished with faux gold detailing. This factory sharp two edged 440 stainless steel blade is crowned with a beautiful blue jewel at the top of its ornately detailed pommel.

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ROMAN JEWELED DAGGER image of KCC073S Roman Jeweled DaggerPS-KCC073S CHINA
Originally part of the equipment for Roman infantry soldiers, the Pugio (short dagger) hung on the belt in an ornately decorated scabbard. Such weaponry were prized possessions and were often considered status symbols while protecting both Roman soldier and citizen alike.
BLADE LENGTH: 9 inches BLADE WIDTH: 1 7/8 inches HANDLE LENGTH: 4 inches OVERALL LENGTH: 13 3/4 inches WEIGHT: 1lb. Includes beautifully ornate matching scabbard which measures 9 1/2 inches in length.

The Roman Sidearm

The small dagger used by Roman soldiers and citizens was often carried as a sidearm. It seems likely that the daggers were intended as an auxiliary or backup weapons in military tactics, but it found many uses, such as a utility knife and even status symbol of politicians and citizenry. The Roman dagger was often highly decorated and were clearly a status symbol. Officials of the empire took to wearing these ornate daggers in the performance of their offices, and some would wear concealed daggers as a defense against contingencies. The dagger was a common weapon of assassination and suicide; for example, as is recorded of the conspirators who stabbed Julius Caesar.

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