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Halberd

Date:
ca. 1575
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
Steel, wood, brass, textile (velvet)
Dimensions:
L. 8 ft. 8 1/2 in. (265.4 cm); L. of head 36 5/8 in. (93 cm); W. 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm); Wt. 8 lbs. 9 oz. (3883.9 g)
Classification:
Shafted Weapons
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Riggs, 1913
Accession Number:
14.25.386
Not on view
William H. Riggs, Paris (until 1913; his gift to MMA).
Kienbusch, Carl Otto von. The Kretzschmar von Kienbusch Collection of Armor and Arms. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Library, 1963. no. 553, ill., pl. CXXIII (similar halberd; also lists other similar halberds).



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