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Scientific analysis of two Southeast Asian swords

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Executed in gold and silver on a shakudō nanako base, with golden back.
A peculiar cast iron sword guard, probably from the South China Seas area.
Weapons not for man, but for an unfortunate rooster. Retired, in a hardwood box.
Of typical design, forged from one piece of iron, overlaid with brass on one…
Built around an imported blade, with a human head shaped pommel.
In excavated condition. With XRF and radiocarbon dating results.
Found in excavated condition, published with results of c-14 and XRF analysis.
The only set of its type known to me in both private and museum collections.
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