58" length with finely crafted black wood haft with medial knob. The lower half of swelling form with surface serrated in reeded motif. The butt with iron tape wrap. The upper segment with iron tape wrap below slender reeded wood segment. Large iron head with leaf shaped blade on cylindrical support and opened seam socket. Shows great age with rusting to the head and wrap. The wood with wear, minor abrasions and heavy surface encrustation. Wonderful age character. Used in house/kral raids where its shorter length provided greater agility.