Late Roman Bronze Sword Guard

An ancient Late Roman-Early Christian Bronze openwork sword cross guard with central Maltese cross symbol surrounded by floral decoration. On the edge are incised circles and five preserved connection rivets.

Ca. 4th - 5th century AD.
Width: 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm).
Formerly in a European private collection.
Inv#: 7203
Guaranteed Authentic


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