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44PG302/EU 2117,F-430,S-III   Sword 1076

44PG302/EU 2117, F-430,S-III

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English Saberprimarily an officer's weapon with a light, single-edged blade, plus a basket hilt and a flattened, ovoid pommel seen in late 17th-century examples.  The end section of the blade is missing. It is rare in archaeological collections to find an almost complete sword with the blade, hilt, and pommel all present.  

This example was recovered from Jordan's Journey near Hopewell in Prince George County.

On view in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources' curation facility Study Collection Room.