|ROMAN LEGIONNAIRE'S FORGED IRON PUGIO DAGGER BLADE
With characteristic curved blade and a mid rib on both sides.
Found in Germany.
1st Century AD
L. 18 1/8 in. (46 cm.)
Ex collection of Axel Guttmann (1944-2001), Berlin, acquired in Munich in the 1990's.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2010, no. 110.