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Roman Pompeii Pugio Dagger

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Roman Pugio Dagger


The Pugio was a soldier's dagger that was used as a sidearm by Roman Legionaries and Auxiliaries at the time of the Roman Conquest of Britain. It seems likely that is was designed predominantly as a thrusting weapon in much the same way as the larger 'Gladius' sword. It is understood that Pugio daggers were used in the assassination of Julius Caesar. This well-made replica is one of the best available to buy in the UK. It is hand forged from steel and features a leather lined sheath with brass fittings and a sandwiched horn and steel hilt that is often found on surviving pieces. Its authentic design and blunt blade make it a favourite amongst Roman reenactors.

SKU: AH3264P

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Excl. Tax: £41.67 Incl. Tax: £50.00

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The Pugio was a soldier's dagger that was used as a sidearm by Roman Legionaries and Auxiliaries at the time of the Roman Conquest of Britain. It seems likely that is was designed predominantly as a thrusting weapon in much the same way as the larger 'Gladius' sword. It is understood that Pugio daggers were used in the assassination of Julius Caesar. This well-made replica is one of the best available to buy in the UK. It is hand forged from steel and features a leather lined sheath with brass fittings and a sandwiched horn and steel hilt that is often found on surviving pieces. Its authentic design and blunt blade make it a favourite amongst Roman reenactors.

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Manufacturer Deepeeka
Specification

Total length: 33.5cm
Blade length: 22.5 cm
Grip length: 6.5 cm
Weight: 538 g
Blade thickness (base): 0.4 cm
Blade width (base):  6.14 cm

*Dimensions are approximate and vary slightly from piece to piece

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