Swords are cut and thrust weapons with a straight, double-edged blade which are frequently found during excavations of graves or as offerings in rivers and lakes. The oldest swords in Northern Germany date back to the Bronze Age.
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Creator: Foto: AMH
Date: Bronze Age
Location: Meckelfeld, District of Harburg
Provenance: Archäologisches Museum Hamburg Stadtmuseum Harburg|Helms-Museum