Diver finds ancient crusader sword

Heavy 900 years old sword found outside the Northern coast of Israel

On a dive in shallow water the amateur diver Shlomi Katzin came across an ancient sword at a place where the sands often move.

Text and drawing by Frits Ahlefeldt

According to experts the sword most likely belonged to a crusader, and it will now be cleaned and put on display at a museum

Story link: BBC

Diver discover ancient crusader sword outside the coast of Northern Israel
The more than one meter long sword has an estimated age of around 900 years ( image ref. Dj00033 )

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