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yet another freakin seax topic

9-11th century Luistari, Finland.

9-11th century Luistari, Finland.

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langsax from Jesenwang Germany

knives from Birka

Assorted knives and scabbards from Birka (SHM

Sax5: OAL 32-55 cm, Blade L 22.5-45, W 2.2-3.0, Ratio blade L/W 12.7 Mid 8th C, Only non-Scandinavian finds are in Viking areas of England & Russia

OAL cm, Blade L W Ratio blade L/W Mid C, Only non-Scandinavian finds are in Viking areas of England & Russia

Grave 750

Grave 750

Showed at Colombischlosse, the Archeology Museum of Freibirg im Breisgau, Germany.

Showed at Colombischlosse, the Archeology Museum of Freibirg im Breisgau, Germany.

Skramasaxen is with sound and affixed totally 63 cms long. Klingan is approximately 4 cms broad and only some broader on the centers and is thereby suitable both as cuts - and splinter weapons. Sounding anticipating point avsmalnar precipitous from the spine against the edge and not however as a common knives. Analog with the spine and the edge runs to fire grave row straight grooves.

it came up in one of the threads that got eaten by the forumbug, but does anyone have good examples of nordic straight backed seaxes?

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Image courtesy Archaeology Data Service and Vera I.

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yet another freakin seax topic

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