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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian12 Sep 2017 8:54 a.m. PST

"It is a common type of Viking sword – what makes it special is the context and the preservation: It was found at 1640 m [5381 feet] above sea level," explained Lars PilÝ, an archaeologist at Oppland County Council, in an email to Fox News. "To my knowledge, a Viking sword has never been found at such a high altitude before."…

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goragrad12 Sep 2017 11:39 a.m. PST

Interesting.

Although rather than being from a Viking who got lost in a blizzard and died, the lack of other remains may just mean that the sword was lost during a storm. Buried in snow when it was dropped and the owner didn't miss it in time to dig it out. Or too concerned in that blizzard with getting somewhere safe to take the time to dig it out.

boy wundyr x Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2017 2:20 p.m. PST

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Perris070712 Sep 2017 5:34 p.m. PST

Clearly.

Henry Martini12 Sep 2017 6:41 p.m. PST

The owner must have dropped it on his way to Valhalla.

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