The Throwing Axe could be used as a weapon in two ways. As a hand-held weapon it was a lethal force, capable of cleaving helms, mail and shields, while a volley of thrown axes could disrupt an opposing force and allow a breakthrough in a shield wall.
Overall: 17 1/2"
Blade Length: 3 1/4"
Weight: 1lb 4oz
Thickness at Guard: .40“
Specs will vary slightly from piece to piece.