Anglo-Saxon iron seax (sword) blade from Somerset

M121

£250.00

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An iron seax (sword blade) with a broad blade-back which slopes to form a point.

Culture
British, Somerset, Anglo-Saxon, 7th or 8th Century AD

Condition
Fragmentary as shown in the photographs

Size
46.5 x 4.3 cms

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Penzance, Cornwall, UK; acquired 1970’s onwards mostly from older collections. Reputedly found near Merehead Lake, Somerset.

Please note that this item requires a UK cultural export license if exported overseas, we are happy to arrange this at no extra cost to the buyer.

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