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Våbenofferet i Illerup Ådal | Gyldendal - Den Store Danske

Våbenofferet i Illerup Ådal

Sax4: OAL 68-99 cm, Blade L 51-85, W 5-5.9, Ratio blade L/W 12.6 8th C, here the only continental parallels are in north Germany/Austria, this is where the Scandinavian saxes split off at the start of the Viking era.  W&Gfig26.jpg

OAL cm, Blade L W Ratio blade L/W C, here the only continental parallels are in north Germany/Austria, this is where the Scandinavian saxes split off at the start of the Viking era.

Sword types 1st millennium...The "common" classification of swords from about 0 AD - 500 AD and mostly found in Northern Europe, e.g. in  Danish Bogs, Scandinavia, Poland, ... (the "Barbaricum).  From http://www.tf.uni-kiel.de/matwis/amat/iss/kap_b/illustr/ib_3_1.html

The "common" classification of swords from about 0 AD - 500 AD and mostly found in Northern Europe, e. in Danish Bogs, Scandinavia, Poland, . (the "Barbaricum).

Source: A somewhat different version of this picture was originally assembled by Kirk Spencer from the Sword Forum Family. The pictures themselves come from the book of J. M. De Navarro

Source: A somewhat different version of this picture was originally assembled by Kirk Spencer from the Sword Forum Family. The pictures themselves come from the book of J.

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Greek and Roman Knife and Sword Vocabulary - History

Untitled-1copy_zps1a73eaf5.jpg Image courtesy Archaeology Data Service and Vera I. Evison

Image courtesy Archaeology Data Service and Vera I.

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