This is a Deluxe Replica of Julius Caesar's sword. The handle and scabbard are engraved and embossed in simulated silver finish with classic Roman designs. The 20" cast metal blade of this replica sword is 2.5" wide with a distinctive blood groove. Julius Caesar was a Roman general and politician who named himself dictator of the Roman Empire, a rule that lasted less than one year before he was famously assassinated by political rivals in 44 B.C. Great for photography and costumes.Caution: This item is heavy and slightly sharp it should never be used to simulate combat or have any contact with an actor.