Seller: keyz1961 (1,297) 100%, Location: Kiev, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 322336025158 VIKING AGE Viking Swordcleaned with electrolysis and covered with waxMaterial: Iron Weight: (approximate) 0,510 kg 9-10 AD, Found in Ukraine, 2010 (from private collection) This sword has its own known history behind. It was found in Kiev oblast, on the Right bank of Dnipro River, 35km in the south direction from Kiev (the closest town is Vasylkiv). That was a burial of Viking soldier, which was probably serving for one of the dukes of Kievan Rus and was travelling from or to Kiev. The burial was hidden in the stones, but unfortunately it had been already opened, when the sword was found. The sword was saved only because it was deeper in the ground.It was found already in two pieces and we decided not to restore it, because wanted to save its relict appearence. The sword was cleaned with electrolysis, which allows without any mechanical input remove all the dirt; after it was boiled in water and covered with wax, so it is saved from any types of corrosion and has beautiful black shine. Don't hesitate to ask questions! This item is an extremely unique one, so it is a subject of our certification policy. Buying this item you can request a certificate of provenance. In case you need it, you should contact us after you purchased your item and we will provide it. Buying our items you can be completely confident. We have 100% feedback and proud to have accurate and clear descriptions, professional photos, fast communication, rapid packing and shipping. We will send you purchased items only with registered airmail which supports tracking system. We also offer our own certificates of authenticity, if you request it. Shipping to Europe, USA, Canada, Japan - 10-20 days, Australlia and other countries - 20-30 days. We put our feedbacks in the hands of Ebay automated feedback system. Once positive feedback received for us, automatic positive will be left for you.