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Sword

Description

Double edged sword of iron with a fragmentary scabbard, part of a Viking grave assemblage from Balnakeil, Durness, Sutherland

Museum reference

X.1992.22.1

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Sword, Scabbard

Style / Culture

Viking

Materials

Iron

Collection place(s)

Balnakeil Bay, Durness, Sutherland, Scotland, EUROPE

Associations

Finder: Powell, Mr, 1991 (fl.)
Finder: Powell, Mrs, 1991 (fl.)

Exhibitions

  • Vikings! The untold story (18 Jan 2013 - 12 May 2013)
    Museum of Scotland

References

Graham-Campbell, James and Batey, Colleen E. Vikings in Scotland. An Archaeological Survey. Edinburgh: University Press, 1998, pp 140-2.

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