Seller: athensshopmuseumreplicas (26) 100%, Location: Rafina, Attika, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 151908169431 Material: Bronze, Details: Swords Details Period: Prehistoric Antiquities( 15th Century B.C) Code: 569 Dimensions: 44 x 8,5 cm or 17.32 x 3.34 in Weight: 1.8 kg Material: Bronze Color:Green oxidation Bronze daggers from a tomb at Myrsinochori, Messenia( north-east of the Palace of Nestor). The dagger is decorated with one of the most charming pictures in inlaid technique: nautiluses are inlaid in gold on the blade, getting progressively larger towards the handle. Casting is the first method used for metal forming. Today, it is considered to be a separate sector of Metallurgy. This is a handmade helmet made in Greece, from 100% bronze using the traditional casting technique. This technique was used by the ancient Greeks to create bronze sculptures and arsenal. The green color is formed by the oxidation process. Please note: Import taxes and other charges are not included in the item price or shipping cost. Please check with your country's customs office to determine what or if there are additional costs prior to your purchase.