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Thyrsus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaA thyrsus or thyrsos (Ancient Greek: θύρσος) was a wand or staff of giant fennel (Ferula communis) covered with ivy vines and leaves, sometimes wound with taeniae and always topped with a pine cone. Symbol of prosperity, fertility and hedonism; associated with Dionysus/Bacchus.

A thyrsus or thyrsos (Ancient Greek: θύρσος) was a wand or staff of giant fennel (Ferula communis) covered with ivy vines and leaves, sometimes wound with taeniae and always topped with a pine cone.

Golden sword.

Despite any differences between bronze and steel, there is no denying that Bronze Age weapons possess an appearance that rivals those of steel. The Bronze Celtic War Sword, for instance, has a fine gilded look that is undeniable.