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.
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Creator: Foto: AMH
Date: Middle Ages
Location: Meckelfeld, District of Harburg
Provenance: Archäologisches Museum Hamburg Stadtmuseum Harburg|Helms-Museum