A hand-forged parallel-sided blade for a seax with broad tip, tongue-shaped tang with rivet to secure the grip scales; two longitudinal fuller grooves; separate narrow bolster. 387 grams, 50cm (19 1/2"). Fine condition.
From an important London collection; acquired in the 1970s.
Cf. Wheeler, M. London Museum Medieval Catalogue, reprinted Ipswich, 1993, item A310 (plate XI item 2).