As Falcata the curved sword of the Iberians is called. This term was introduced by Fernando Fulgosio 1872.


The Iberians knew the Falcata since the 5th century BC and used it until the beginning of the 1st century AD It is in the Falcata is a short, Greek Makhaira reinvented over their Italo- Adriatic variants sword. It has a human hand matched grip and an asymmetrical, 50 -centimeter blade. Equipped is the Falcata with double or single edge and sharp tip. There were ornate Falcatas with silver inlays found.