How a Viking ended up with an English sword

What is it? Sword Culture Viking Date First half of the 11th century A.D. Material Iron, silver, gold, silver thread, copper alloy thread Found Langeid, Setesdal Valley, southern Norway Dimensions 3.08 feet long At first the grave’s contents seemed poorer than might be expected, given that it was the largest excavated burial in the Langeid […]

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‘Wand’ discovered in cave is found to be 6,000 years old!

The lead object was the first of its kind found in the Eastern Mediterranean region. A nondescript cave in Israel was the location of a major discovery recently: a lead and wood artifact believed to be the earliest example of smelted lead in the Eastern Mediterranean region. The object, which looks like a wand or […]

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