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possibly 12th–early 13th century
Western European
L. 37 3/4 in. (95.9 cm); W. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm); Wt. 2 lb. 9 oz. (1158 g)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
Not on view
Princeton. Princeton University Art Museum. "The Book of Kings: Art, War, and the Morgan Library's Medieval Picture Bible," March 6–June 6, 2004.

Minneapolis. Minneapolis Institute of Arts. "Long-term loan," December 1, 2005–June 30, 2016.

Hoffmeyer, Ada Bruhn. "Middelalderens Tveæggede Sværd: En Undersøgelse af dets Udviklingshistorie, Kronologi og Nationalitet, dets Stilling i den Almindelige Vabenhistoriske Udvikling og dets Krigsmæssige Betydning." PhD diss., Tøjhusmuseet, 1954. p. 11, no. 60, pl. VI a (ill.).

Nickel, Helmut. "A Crusader's Sword: Concerning the Effigy of Jean d'Alluye." Metropolitan Museum Journal 26 (1991). pp. 123, 125, fig. 5.

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