— Viking Sword

Viking Sword  Dated: 10th century  Provenance: Northern Europe

 

Measurements: Length 92cm

 

The sword features a flat, straight, double-edged pattern-welding blade decorated with a fishbone pattern and waves at the forte. The strengthened edges are typical, iron hilt with cross-quillon and rayed pommel (in two pieces). Both are decorated with knots and bas-relieved racemes.

 

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