4 1/4" length with "whittle tang" which identifies these, as they were used without guards, mounted in a wood or antler grip. Straight blade of thick wedge section. The edge in unsharpened preservation which distinguishes it from a working knife and as a weapon. A slashing weapon, designed for throat cutting, these were so esteemed by Vikings that it was these, rather than the larger scramseaxes, that were buried with the warriors.

Stock Number: FNS7377

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