Runic long seax

Sword-hilted 10th century late Anglo Saxon long seax replicated from an original in the British Museum excavated from the Thames River. The hilt is missing in the original, this hilt is an educated guess on how it might have appeared based on weapons of similar length and time. The inscription is a 28 letter futharc alphabet (heck of a way to learn your ABC's, right?), and it transliterates to:

The other inscription, out near the tip of the blades, seems to have been the owner's name: "Beagnoth".

With a 23" blade, this ain't just your Jarl's toothpick knife. Well, unless your Jarl is ridiculously huge and tough or kinda braggadocios and not that wise (or all of the above. "Hey, Beagnoth! Is that your toothpick, or are you happy to {urk} ..."

Come with a brown leather suspension sheath.

length: 29 1/4"
width: 23"
blade width: 1 3/8"
weight (seax): 2 lb 2 oz

Price: $185

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