At the beginning of the bronze age, hilt and blade were cast separately, and were fixed together by some rivets. Later, all the sword was cast in a piece, but the rivets remained, as a decoration. The shape of the blade is also typical in our reproduction: it gains on weight, and allow the warrior to use it more easily - and more deadly.
Total length 95cm, weight 2.8kg. Made of cast bronze (not brass).