Frontier scalping knife

length: 13 5/8"
blade: 8"
blade width: 1 1/8"
grip: 5 1/2"
guard: 3 1/4"
weight: 8 oz

File-made blade found via metal detector in Pueblo County, Colorado. Acid cleaned blade and guard, reconstructed "dog bone" style handle of curly walnut wood. Classic scalping knife, "scimitar" butchering style forged with a clipped stabbing point.