Anglo-Saxon iron seax (sword) blade from SomersetM121
An iron seax (sword blade) with a broad blade-back which slopes to form a point.
British, Somerset, Anglo-Saxon, 7th or 8th Century AD
Fragmentary as shown in the photographs
46.5 x 4.3 cms
Ex. private collection, Penzance, Cornwall, UK; acquired 1970’s onwards mostly from older collections. Reputedly found near Merehead Lake, Somerset.
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