Saracen, 11th-12th century. The term Saracen dates to the 7th century and by the time of the crusades was synonymous with Muslim, the Crusader’s adversary. Of classic profile, according with the flesh cutting arrows on this site. This example uniquely of thick diamond section responding to the Crusader’s mail armor. The flesh cutting form used in the Middle Eat and Holy Land adapted to the new armored enemy. Finely forged 2 ¼” length with tapered tang for mounting to a cane shaft. Excellent, near crisp condition.
Stock Number: A1633

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