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- Sat Aug 01, 2009 12:35 pm
- Forum: 410-1100
- Topic: viking age sword and pommel (question)
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Pommels could be made from any hard wearing material. Bronze, Brass, Iron, Steel, antler, Walrus Ivory and even wood. The pommel was not necessarily a counter balance but merely a lump of material attached to the handle to stop the sword flying out of the hand when the sword was swung vigorously. A...