The sword was donated to the local Museum named after Stanislaw Staszic.
Work involved in drainage in the Polish town of hrubieszów, I was surprised when I found an ancient sword.
Medieval weapons are incredibly well preserved and is believed to date back to the end of the XIII or XIV century.
Popular attraction called Trollpikken (translated as “penis Troll”) collapsed. Experts believe that the rocky outcrop was broken by vandals. Now the Norwegians collect funds to fix a tourist site
One theory is that the sword belonged to the unfortunate medieval knight who may have fallen into the swamp or just dropped the blade about 600 years ago.
The sword length is 1.2 m. Before he was thoroughly ground off the rust, the sword weighed about 1.4 kg.
The pommel of the hilt of unusual form, according to the researchers, could be the trademark of a Smith, something of his trademark.
The sword was donated to the local Museum named after Stanislaw Staszic. Now he is sent to Warsaw to conduct a more complete analysis. Archaeologists hope to find on a place of detection of medieval weapons something that could have more to tell about his life.
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