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TITLE
Parts of a sword
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_2471_VOLXII_P587
DATE OF IMAGE
1876
PERIOD
1870s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31663
KEYWORDS
swords
weapons
Parts of a sword

These sketches show parts of a sword found on the Isle of Eigg. The ornamentation for a sword's guard is pictured along with the edge of the grip and the pommel of the hilt. The pommel is an ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or dagger.

This illustration was taken from 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. Vol XII, Part I' (1876-77)

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Parts of a sword

1870s

swords; weapons

Highland Libraries

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (illustrations)

These sketches show parts of a sword found on the Isle of Eigg. The ornamentation for a sword's guard is pictured along with the edge of the grip and the pommel of the hilt. The pommel is an ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or dagger.<br /> <br /> This illustration was taken from 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. Vol XII, Part I' (1876-77)