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Shield Ravens

Otzi Knife w/Leather Sheath

Otzi Knife w/Leather Sheath -$70.00

Ötzi is one of the Europe’s oldest natural preserved mummies. He is a treasure to the archaeological community due to the preservation of his remains, and his tools. In his tool kit, the iceman had a flint dagger affixed to a wood handle. In honor of our universal human heritage, inspired by this hard use tool from a time when we relied on nature for our survival.


Otzi the iceman was also found with a number of weapons and tools which include, a copper-bladed axe, a 13 cm long dagger which consists of a small triangular flint blade, a retoucheur which is tool used for working a flint, a 1.82m long bow which was hewn from the trunk of a yew tree, before Otzi died he placed his quiver in a stone slab, inside the quiver they found only 2 finished arrows with a dozen rough arrow shafts, they also found parts of a backpack near the body, a net made from tree-bast string, birch-bark containers which could of contained organic materials but would of disintegrated hundreds of years ago, his equipment consisted of 18 different types of wood with the most suitable wood being chosen for each object, a stone disk with a hole in the middle where rope is threaded through and he also carried a modest first-aid kit.

SPECIFICATIONS

BLADE: 2.3 " in (57,5 mm)

OAL: 5.2 "(133 mm)

THICKNESS: 0.1" (2,5 mm)

WEIGHT: 2.5 oz (70 g)

MATERIAL: 1075 High Carbon Steel

FINISH: Forged Textured

GRIND: Flat Grind w/ Second Bevel

TYPE: FIXED KNIFE

HANDLE: Burnt American Hickory

SHEATH: Hand Crafted Welted Leather