A Falcata at Praeneste ?

This tomb find has me questioning some of what I’ve written about sword iconography on the republican coin series.

Less worried about this find after seeing the distribution map (Kurtz 1991):


The BM has six falcata (although I can’t get them to come up on a collection search  in the database).

Update 21 Apr 2023:

As seen in the Vatican in the room for Etruscan Bronzes (cf. post on imagery of this type of weapon in Etruscan art)

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