Hunter finds 1,100-year-old weapon on Norwegian mountain
Einar Ambakk stumbled upon the weapon, believed to date between 850 and 950 AD, while exploring mountains in the Oppland County region of Norway.
An astonishingly well-preserved 1,100-year-old Viking sword has been discovered at the top of a mountain in Norway.Reindeer hunter Einar Ambakk stumbled upon the weapon while reindeer hunting, and only discovered it was a sword when he pulled the blade out from in between rocks. Experts say the unique find was likely preserved by the cold conditions, high altitude and the quality of the metal used in its construction.Scroll down for video An astonishingly well-preserved 1,100-year-old V...
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