Archaeological Collection

Solid-hilted sword

Solid-hilted sword
Item name:Solid-hilted sword
Dating:17th–16th century BC
Dimensions:l. 56.5 cm
Inv. No.:P 21870
On display:The Earliest Stories from the Crossroads


This bronze solid-hilted sword (17th–16th centuries BC) was found in 2004 in a spoil heap at Zgornje Dobeno, but originally came from a pond located below Jablje Castle near Loka pri Mengšu.

Further reading

Turk, Peter and Turk, Matija, 2019: The Earliest Stories from the Crossroads, Ljubljana, Fig. 221, pp. 178, 248.

On display in the Permanent Exhibition