Sword blade fragment of iron, straight with a flat back accompanied by two fullers at either side.The blade is broken at either end, heavily corroded, pitted and laminating. Engraved on the left side of the blade is a stylised running wolf associated with Solingen.
- Made in: Solingen
- (Europe,Germany,North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany),Düsseldorf (region),Solingen)
- Found/Acquired: Thames, River
- (Europe,British Isles,England,River Thames)
- Length: 512 millimetres (Overall length)
- Weight: 360 grammes
Inscription PositionLeft side of blade
Inscription ContentSolingen running wolf
Probably the imported German blade of a mid 17th century mortuary sword. Comment and object description by T.Richardson, Royal Armouries.
Prehistory and Europe
- AL116/216 (Royal Armouries)
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Object reference number: MCT8245
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