The Danish researchers came to the conclusion that the Vikings could go everywhere to carry swords to show off.
Experts have studied in detail the three swords that were forged in the VIII—IX centuries. It turned out that the metal alloy is specially made with the expectation that the blade of the sword had a beautiful divorces.
However, such a metal leads to breakage of the weapon.
Moreover, these swords were not used technology, when the edge of the blade, complemented by a more durable to shocks steel.
For this reason, scientists concluded that they studied the swords fit for battle and could be used for decorative purposes.
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