The Bruton Sword, a 9th century Anglo-Saxon sword with tapering double edged blade and an iron hilt with short tapering quillions.
The Bruton Sword by Unknown Artist, 800900
© The Museum of Somerset
- 16 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £200 ( Total: £2,100)
- Acquired in:
- Peter Dale Ltd
The blade is pattern welded and retains small patches of wood from the scabbard and of cloth from its cover. The pommel is missing.
Discovered near Bruton, Somerset, 1984. Private collection, Stuttgart.