A corroded iron sword with only a little of the original blade surface surviving, mainly at the top. The bottom of the blade is broken, lacking the tip, and the weapon now measures 736 mm long, of which the blade is 635 mm (and 41 mm wide at the top). The blade is lenticular in section and has very little taper. At the lowest point at which it can be measured, it is still 37 mm wide. Between 54 and 68 mm from the top of the blade is the impression of a stamp, 14 mm high and now 12 mm wide, but the left side of it is indistinct. It might be seen as two motifs in an oval field: the clear one is a lobe whose tail encircles a dot; the other is more obscure, but it too seems to have a tail encircling a dot, though the stem seems to be different. Perhaps the design should be seen in terms of the fan-shape between the two motifs. The tang is rectangular in section and only 5 mm thick, but is very broad at the base above slight, straight shoulders. There is a thin (2 mm) flat iron hilt end and… (See Merlin record for full description)
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