5 1/4” length with elegant recurved tapering single-edged blade of thin section distinguishing it as a weapon capable of slashing as well as thrusting. for mounting to a bone or antler hilt. Iberian, (Spain, Portugal, France) based on the short sword, falcata. Celtiberians were Celts inhabiting the south of the Iberian peninsula. They are related to Northern European Celts (Hallstatt and La Tene) but evolved as a separate culture. They were conquered and subjugated by the Roman Empire after 195 BC. This example is surface textured from burial with stable dark oxidized surface.