noting the detailing on the hilt... also  who said that the king's sword must come from a trollop in a lake?

noting the detailing on the hilt... also who said that the king's sword must come from a trollop in a lake?

For Sale: Gauntlets by Ugo Serrano. -- myArmoury.com

For Sale: Gauntlets by Ugo Serrano. -- myArmoury.com

Viking sword hilts and axes. For more Viking facts please follow and check out www.vikingfacts.com don't forget to support and follow the original Pinner/creator. Thx

Viking sword hilts and axes. For more Viking facts please follow and check out www.vikingfacts.com don't forget to support and follow the original Pinner/creator. Thx

The only existing Viking Age helmet was found at a Norwegian burial site in1943, among objects which date back to the 900's. Chain mail, three swords, three axes, three spearheads, riding equipment, game pieces and dice were also found. It is believed that one of the buried men was a petty king from the Ringerike area.

The only existing Viking Age helmet was found at a Norwegian burial site in1943, among objects which date back to the 900's. Chain mail, three swords, three axes, three spearheads, riding equipment, game pieces and dice were also found. It is believed that one of the buried men was a petty king from the Ringerike area.

✯ 10th Century Sword ..Probably Scandinavia.. The skillfully decorated hilt and blade indicate that this sword was carried by a warrior of high rank, perhaps a Viking chieftain or a Frankish nobleman. The braided copper wires on the pommel may represent an earlier Scandinavian custom of tying a talisman to a sword hilt. The pattern-welded blade was forged of intertwined rods of steel and iron, a technique that produced a tough, resilient blade with a distinctive swirling pattern on its…

✯ 10th Century Sword ..Probably Scandinavia.. The skillfully decorated hilt and blade indicate that this sword was carried by a warrior of high rank, perhaps a Viking chieftain or a Frankish nobleman. The braided copper wires on the pommel may represent an earlier Scandinavian custom of tying a talisman to a sword hilt. The pattern-welded blade was forged of intertwined rods of steel and iron, a technique that produced a tough, resilient blade with a distinctive swirling pattern on its…

Etruscan spada

Etruscan spada

Recreation of the Køstrup apron dress in blue. Köstrupkjolen - en ny tolkning (Vikingsnitt) (in Norwegian)

Recreation of the Køstrup apron dress in blue. Köstrupkjolen - en ny tolkning (Vikingsnitt) (in Norwegian)

A FINE MARLIK BRONZE DAGGER. Persia, ca. 800 BC.

A FINE MARLIK BRONZE DAGGER. Persia, ca. 800 BC.

Oriental larp shield by BloodworxSander

Oriental larp shield by BloodworxSander

A Parthian bronze and iron dagger   Circa 1st Century B.C. - 2nd Century A.D.  The bifurcated crescentic pommel with knopped terminals, the waisted hilt with ridged decoration, the iron blade tapering to the tip, 15¼in (39cm) long

A Parthian bronze and iron dagger Circa 1st Century B.C. - 2nd Century A.D. The bifurcated crescentic pommel with knopped terminals, the waisted hilt with ridged decoration, the iron blade tapering to the tip, 15¼in (39cm) long

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