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Josh A Weston

Help Identifying Viking Age Sword

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I found this image on pinterest but the link is bad and I can't find it on google image search either. I would like to know more about this blade. What was the shape, dimensions material etc. I am thinking about making this my winter project and need some info. Any information would be super helpful.




Link: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/559431584943101995/


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Nice find George! Also of note is that sword with a surprisingly clean middle section a few photos down, whats the deal with that do you think?

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Emiliano, looks to me like it was cremated and that built up that nice oxide layer, which was subsequently popped off when it was bent? The prominent global photo of the sword makes it look shinier than it really is I think. Some of the other photos show that central section up close and its a more matte surface but its reflecting light off the bent surface, which looks flat from straight on... still really well preserved

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