This stock image features a close-up view of a Roman sword, also known as a gladius. The sword is depicted with a sharp, double-edged blade that tapers to a pointed tip, and a short handle with a distinctive, circular guard.
The guard is decorated with intricate engravings, possibly depicting mythological or historical scenes. The blade of the sword also appears to be embellished with ornate designs or patterns.
The image evokes the military might and precision of ancient Rome, and the importance of the gladius in Roman warfare.