The weighted Pilum

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A.The weighted Pilum(square Type)
B.The Thin Pilum
C.The Square Pilum
SKU: A.AH3525
B.AH3527
AH3526N
Actual Weight: -----
Shipping Weight: -----
MSRP: -----



Product Detail



Product Name:A.The weighted Pilum(square Type)
B.The Thin Pilum
C.The Square Pilum

SKU: A.AH3525
B.AH3527
AH3526N

Features

  • A) weighted pilum with a blackened steel, javelin head having a barbed pyramidal tip, a weighted ball just under the javelin socket, a hardwood shaft, and end cap
  • B) Thin square type pilum, with a smooth straight spear-like feel, blackened steel head, hardwood shaft, and a tapered wood butt cap with blackened metal overlay
  • C) square type pilum, triangle-like wooden block in the middle, blackened steel head, hardwood shaft, with tapered wood butt cap with blackened metal overlay

Description

  • A) weighted ball Pilum, having an over all length of 83.5" and weighing 7lbs, 13.5 oz., of blackened steel and hardwood.
  • B) square type thin pilum of blackened steel and hardwood, with a blackened metal overlayed butt cap
  • C) square type pilum made from blackened steel and hardwood, a triangle-like wooden block in the middle, and end cap of blacken metal overlay

Historical Period

Late Republic and Early Empire:

  • A) weighted pila (plural of pilum)were used approximately between 50-100 AD
  • B) 1st century AD approximately
  • C) approximately 1st century BC

Inspiration

A Roman coin showing an antoninianus of Carinus holding pilum and globe