Abingdon Anglo-Saxon sword

Abingdon Sword

This Anglo-Saxon sword hilt, with decorated inlaid silver plates, was found in the River Ock at New Cut Mill in the 19th century.

It dates to about 900 AD, and may have been made in a royal workshop. It is on display in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.

Published Reference: Late Anglo-Saxon Sword from Abingdon, Oxfordshire