Han dynasty bronze sword, Warring States period, 403-221 BC
Bronze short sword, with flaring hilt and open disk terminal, two rings to the handle where the grip would have been, bearing traces of the binding to the handle and the cloth lining of the scabbard. Warring States period, 403-221 BC
blade break repaired
Traces of the wood scabbard & cloth handle can be seen preserved on the bronze.