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A Viking iron sickle shaped knife

Stock Number: y3159
A Viking Anglo-Saxon iron sickle shaped knife
Price
Sales price $985.00

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Description

A Viking Anglo-Saxon iron sickle shaped knife, used as a boarding device for marine and land based raids. 

Ex T. McAllister Collection, United Kingdom

Origin:

circa 9th to 11th Century A.D., North Eastern England 

Dimensions:

Length: 39 cm / Average width:  5.5 cm

Condition:

Heavily oxidised patina, stabilised by a conservator. Presented on a brass and wood display mount.