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Sword / hilt

Description

Viking sword hilt of bronze inlaid with silver, from Eigg, 9th century

Museum reference

X.IL 157

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Sword / hilt

Date

9th century

Physical description

Bronze, silver, gilt and niello

Collection place

Eigg, Inverness-shire, Scotland, EUROPE

Exhibitions

  • Vikings: Life and Legend (06 Mar 2014 - 22 Jun 2014)
    British Museum

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
Scotland Galleries »
Level 0 »
Bloodshed, Weapons And Heroes »
R010

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