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TITLE
Sword
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_2471_P567
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31618
KEYWORDS
silver
iron
swords
weapons
Vikings
decorations
Sword

This sword is from the later Viking period. It is 35 inches in length and has a curved guard on the handle. Both the guard and the pommel (the bulb at the top of the handle) are inlaid with silver.

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

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Sword

silver; iron; swords; weapons; Vikings; decorations

Highland Libraries

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (illustrations)

This sword is from the later Viking period. It is 35 inches in length and has a curved guard on the handle. Both the guard and the pommel (the bulb at the top of the handle) are inlaid with silver.<br /> <br /> This illustration is from 'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, vol.10'