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sword

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1856,0701.1404

  • Description

    Iron sword, double-edged fullered blade, curved guards, lobed pommel, inscriptions on both sides of the blade, inlaid.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 10thC-11thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Type series

    • Petersen Z
  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 84.4 centimetres
    • Weight: 874.4 grammes
    • Thickness: 0.38 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Content

        INGELRII
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:
    2017 19 May-5 Nov, York, Yorkshire Museum, Viking: Rediscover the Legend
    1982 3 Apr-31 Oct, York, Yorkshire Museum, The Vikings in England
    1981 5 Sep-31 Dec, Århus, The Prehistoric Museum, The Vikings in England
    1981 11 Apr-16 Aug, Copenhagen, The Danish National Museum, The Vikings in England

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1856

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    1856,0701.1404

Iron sword, double-edged fullered blade, curved guards, lobed pommel, inscriptions on both sides of the blade, inlaid.

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