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TITLE
Viking swords
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_2471_P564
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31617
KEYWORDS
Vikings
swords
burials
iron
weapons
Viking swords

Two Viking swords similar to ones found in northern and western Scotland. Viking swords were, on average, 37 inches long and made of iron. They were buried along with their owner when he died.

This illustration is from 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, vol.10'

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Viking swords

Vikings; swords; burials; iron; weapons

Highland Libraries

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (illustrations)

Two Viking swords similar to ones found in northern and western Scotland. Viking swords were, on average, 37 inches long and made of iron. They were buried along with their owner when he died.<br /> <br /> This illustration is from 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, vol.10'