Two points about the swords hoplites used: 1. Of course they varied, but they were generally not small things; 2. The way they are depicted as suspended is unlikely to be accurate, and I have a couple of tentative theories about how they might have been drawn (to be honest, the second one doesn't convince even me).
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Phaselis is in the Hellenistic period, where silver was minted into metallic coins. Coins are...