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Viking swords

Examine out these viking sword pictures:

Viking swords
viking sword
Picture by arnybo
MOTIV: Sverd PERIODE: Vikingtid FUNNSTAD: Hjelle KOMMUNE: Eid UTSTILLINGSNR.: seven

ENGLISH: Viking swords. No. 7 found in Eid, Western Norway. Exhibited at Bergen museum.

Derby Museum Viking Sword
viking sword
Image by victuallers2

Viking sword
viking sword
Picture by AstridWestvang
The sword has been heated and bent by a blacksmith just before the owner’s funeral. Swords could have names and some ended up taken care of as individuals. The bending could be noticed as the symbolic dying of the sword.

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