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Viking sword excavated in Turkey

Viking excavation of Viking sword in Patara, Turkey

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November 2018 witnessed the revelation of the news of the Viking excavation of the Viking sword. The sword was identified as the Viking sword by the archaeologists. It dated back to the 9th or 10th century.

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1,100 years old Viking sword found in High altitude

1,100-Year-Old Viking Sword Found in High Attitude by Hunters

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Reindeer hunter happened to pull out a Viking sword from the stones when he was on his hunting adventure on a high mountain. When he found the sword, the hilt was hiding under the rock and half of the blade was revealing from the stone.

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Viking spearheads with the modern reconstructed shafts

Viking Spear: When Norse Spy Gone Wild

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Viking spears took neither much effort nor time to come into being. It was among the cheapest weapons in the Viking Age. But also, the Viking spears proved to be a helpful weapon in battle, especially the close combat.

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Viking warriors on the Viking ships. They arranged the Viking shields on the sides of their ship

Viking Shields on the Sides of Ships: Historical or Not?

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The Viking shields provided the Viking warriors with shelter against the enemies. In many depictions, we got sight of the Viking shields along the ray of the Viking ships. However, whether this arrangement of shiels historical or not remained to be seen.

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Viking warriors with horned helmets

What is the Misleading Root of the Viking Horned Helmet

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Whether the Vikings used the horned helmet or not has been a tricky question to the scholars and archaeologists. While archaeologists are yet to excavate any Viking horned helmets, they found the tapestry depicting the Viking wearing helmets with horns. But the roots for the popularity of the Viking horned helmets can be traced back to the 19th century.

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