Description of the Product

Lancea was a common spear during Roman times and could be found as well from the hand of a cavalryman, city guard or even a gladiator fighting for his life in the arena of an amphitheater. Lancea also became the main weapon of the legions in the later days of the Empire. Lancea was typically a handy weapon that could be used both as a light and fast hand-to-hand combat weapon and thrown as a javelin when needed. The length of the shaft varied according to the intended use. Original circa 0 CE.

  • Overall length 22.5 cm (8 6/7")
  • Width 4 cm (1 4/7")
  • Weight 200 g (7 oz)
  • Socket approx. 20 mm (7/9”) wide at mouth
  • Material: Carbon steel
  • Sharpness: Unsharpened
  • Made by Windlass Steelcrafts.
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