Seax is an Old English word for "knife". In modern archaeology, the term seax is used specifically for a type of sword or dagger typical of the Germanic peoples of the Migration period and the Early Middle Ages, especially the Saxons, whose name derives from the weapon. This faithful reproduction measures 15.5" overall. The stainless steel blade is 10" long. 5" wire wrapped handle with brass pommel and hand guard. Comes with period appropriate brown leather belt sheath.