The famous ULFBERT swords. The authentic ones were made out of crucible steel imported from Afghanistan and India. For the period it was a very advanced steel technology.

The famous ULFBERT swords. The authentic ones were made out of crucible steel imported from Afghanistan and India. For the period it was a very advanced steel technology.

Viking sword hilt from cooper inlay iron, pattern-welded blade. 8th Century. Gjermundbu, Norway.

Viking sword hilt from cooper inlay iron, pattern-welded blade. 8th Century. Gjermundbu, Norway.

Bjornsvefn – New custom Viking sword | André Andersson Custom Knives

Bjornsvefn – New custom Viking sword | André Andersson Custom Knives

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For more Viking facts please follow and check out www.vikingfacts.com don't forget to support and follow the original Pinner/creator. Thx

Viking Sword, 9th/10th century Denmark. Located at Reichsstadtmuseum Rothenburg, Germany.

Viking Sword, 9th/10th century Denmark. Located at Reichsstadtmuseum Rothenburg, Germany.

A VERY RARE VIKING SWORD, THE BLADE WITH ULFBERHT INSCRIPTION  CIRCA 950   In excavated condition (the upper half of the blade missing), the blade of late pattern-welded construction with a wide shallow central fuller, one side cut with the inscription 'Vlfberh+t' in characteristically large capitals originally inlaid in contrasting iron, the reverse with traces of a further inscription, fitted with robust guard of rectangular section, and one-piece pommel of so-called 'tea-cosey' type.

A VERY RARE VIKING SWORD, THE BLADE WITH ULFBERHT INSCRIPTION CIRCA 950 In excavated condition (the upper half of the blade missing), the blade of late pattern-welded construction with a wide shallow central fuller, one side cut with the inscription 'Vlfberh+t' in characteristically large capitals originally inlaid in contrasting iron, the reverse with traces of a further inscription, fitted with robust guard of rectangular section, and one-piece pommel of so-called 'tea-cosey' type.

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