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Sword

Description

Iron sword in seven main pieces, and the handle of a long-handled iron cooking pan, from a Viking boat burial at Kiloran Bay, Colonsay, Argyll, 875 - 925 AD

Museum reference

X.IL 759

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Sword, Vessel metal / pan / handle

Date

9th century

Style / Culture

Viking

Materials

Iron

Physical description

Iron; in seven main pieces

Collection place(s)

Kiloran Bay, Colonsay, Argyll, Scotland, Northern Europe

On display

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