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Forum: European Armoury 19th July 2019, 08:36 AM
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Posted By Evgeny_K
Very interesting. Is there any evidence of bone...

Very interesting. Is there any evidence of bone arrowheads being used in European wars of the Middle Ages? Again, we are talking about a specific historical period (not about the applicability of...
Forum: European Armoury 18th July 2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By Evgeny_K
This is not about bronze arrowheads per se, but...

This is not about bronze arrowheads per se, but about bronze arrowheads dating from the Middle Ages. The examples above can be attributed to the Middle Ages by their form factor (type) and by related...
Forum: European Armoury 18th July 2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By Evgeny_K
Question Medieval bronze arrowheads

Colleagues,
Sometimes archaeologists and amateur metal detectorists find bronze arrowheads dating from the Middle Ages (at least, such finds occur in the western part of Russia). It is obvious that...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th May 2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,536
Posted By Evgeny_K
Thank you, Jim!

Thank you, Jim!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th May 2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,536
Posted By Evgeny_K
Dear Jim, it seems that you are right and there...

Dear Jim, it seems that you are right and there is a wishful thinking from my part. In any case, I would like to correctly identify this item.



It seems to me that there wasn't a third quillon....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th May 2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,536
Posted By Evgeny_K
Thank you! "Genoese version" is...

Thank you! "Genoese version" is confirmed by the fact that this sword was found at the alleged location of the Genoese trading post of the Copa.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th May 2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,536
Posted By Evgeny_K
This form of the crossguard is specific to...

This form of the crossguard is specific to Moroccan sabers? Could it be a Genoese sword (not only the blade)?
Here are some additional pics of markings.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th May 2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,536
Posted By Evgeny_K
Gents, What could you say about this sword? Looks...

Gents,
What could you say about this sword? Looks like markings are same?
This sword was found on the Black Sea coast of Russia - a region that was under the influence of Genoa.
Forum: European Armoury 25th April 2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,763
Posted By Evgeny_K
It's just rusty metal (sword needs some...

It's just rusty metal (sword needs some cleaning). If I'm not mistaken it was found somewhere nearby the former Moldova principality. Hope to get more detailed information.I also hope that it will be...
Forum: European Armoury 25th April 2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,763
Posted By Evgeny_K
That's exactly what's interesting. Furthermore...

That's exactly what's interesting.
Furthermore it seems to me that it's blade is less curved than the Turkish type blades.
Here is an example for comparison:
Forum: European Armoury 24th April 2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,763
Posted By Evgeny_K
Hi Don't you think it could be an example of a...

Hi
Don't you think it could be an example of a transitional sword model with "classical" straight crossguard which will be replaced later with S-shaped crossguard? Or it could be some kind of local...
Forum: European Armoury 23rd April 2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,763
Posted By Evgeny_K
Gents, What do you think about this...

Gents,
What do you think about this beauty?
Unlike the examples above, this one has a straight crossguard (not S-shaped).
Are swords/sabers known with this kind of crossguard?
There is a marking on...
Forum: European Armoury 13th December 2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,065
Posted By Evgeny_K
looks like low quality replica

looks like low quality replica
Forum: European Armoury 5th September 2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,233
Posted By Evgeny_K
As I know, there was only dirt washed away by...

As I know, there was only dirt washed away by water.
Forum: European Armoury 5th September 2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,233
Posted By Evgeny_K
here are some additional pics

here are some additional pics
Forum: European Armoury 5th September 2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,233
Posted By Evgeny_K
Celtic short sword?

Gents,
Will be glad to hear your opinions on this beauty, found in the south of Russia.
Am I correct to assume that it's a celtic short sword?
P.S. It's not my find so I can't be sure that it's...
Forum: European Armoury 28th May 2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,783
Posted By Evgeny_K
salsan, thank you VERY much! Уour version...

salsan, thank you VERY much! Уour version is very convincing.
Forum: European Armoury 22nd May 2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,783
Posted By Evgeny_K
Could it be schiavona like pommel?

Could it be schiavona like pommel?
Forum: European Armoury 22nd May 2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,783
Posted By Evgeny_K
Looks like German Imperial Eagle (Reichsadler):

Looks like German Imperial Eagle (Reichsadler):
Forum: European Armoury 22nd May 2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,783
Posted By Evgeny_K
It has tapering hole 3.5 cm deep The socket is...

It has tapering hole 3.5 cm deep
The socket is 1.5 cm in diameter
Forum: European Armoury 21st May 2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,783
Posted By Evgeny_K
Question Unknown something (mace head?)

Gentlemen,
What do you think about this artefact found somewhere on Crimean peninsula?
Looks like some kind of mace head, but weight is 76.5g :shrug:
Forum: European Armoury 22nd March 2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 22,255
Posted By Evgeny_K
Question Gents, What do you think about this dagger found...

Gents,
What do you think about this dagger found in the North Caucasus.
Looks very similar to baselard.
Or it's more archaic?
Forum: European Armoury 14th February 2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,591
Posted By Evgeny_K
Question Marking on the dagger blade

Gents,
Please help to id this marking if it possible.
Blade looks like remains of European dagger.
Thank you in advance,
Evgeny
Forum: European Armoury 15th December 2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,337
Posted By Evgeny_K
Jasper, Kazakevicius book contains text in...

Jasper,

Kazakevicius book contains text in English
You can find it HERE (http://club-kaup.narod.ru/kaup_r_kazakevicius00_orig.html)
Forum: European Armoury 22nd September 2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,537
Posted By Evgeny_K
I'm not sure.

I'm not sure.
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