In excavated condition, with long double-edged blade with shallow central fuller over most of its length on both sides, hilt comprising quillons of slightly waisted square section, flat tapering tang slightly hollowed on each side, and chamfered wheel pommel, the blade and tang retaining accretions, probably from the scabbard and grip-scales.
94.6 cm. blade, 112.8 cm. overall
Provenance: Acquired from the Næser Collection in 1940
Literature: Hoffmeyer, cat. no. 39, 74 and 75, figs. 7 and 16
This sword can be compared to the Oldenburg sword found at the site of the Stedinger battle of 1234
The pommel conforms to Oakeshott's Type I with a cross-guard of Style 3.