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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP03 Sep 2020 8:31 p.m. PST

"Two 15th century battle axes have been discovered at the site of the Battle of Grunwald in northern Poland. The axes are similar but not identical. One has a longer shaft of a closed type, meaning there's a dedicated compartment for the handle. The other has a shorter open shaft.

Volunteers have come from all over Europe to survey the battlefield site every year for the past seven years. This year 70 volunteer metal detectorists explored the fields and marshes under the supervision of archaeologists. One of them, Aleksander Miedwiedew, discovered the axe heads in marshy ground about 30 inches below the surface. The waterlogged soil helped protect the axes from corrosion, leaving them in exceptional condition, complete with the original rivets that fastened the …"

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Dn Jackson Supporting Member of TMP03 Sep 2020 9:46 p.m. PST

Very cool. Thanks Tango.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP04 Sep 2020 11:33 a.m. PST

A votre service mon ami!. (smile)

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