During dredging works in the Elbe, swords repeatedly came to light. Perhaps they were offerings made to insure a successful river crossing. The inscription on this sword from Francop is to be seen as a producer’s mark.
Creator: Foto: AMH
Date: Middle Ages
Location: Meckelfeld, District of Harburg
Provenance: Archäologisches Museum Hamburg Stadtmuseum Harburg|Helms-Museum