Similar butt caps were used in the Bronze Age already, made of bronze. The iron models were used from the beginning of th Iron Age to the 4th century AD. The butt cap protected against wear and tear, made it possible to place the spear firm in the ground, and could also be used as a weapon. Such butt caps were used by both Gaulish, Germanic, Greek, Etruscan and Roman warriors from infantry and cavalry divisions.
The butt cap is 9,5 cm long and has a diameter of 3,5 cm. It is handmade from steel.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.
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