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Archaeologist Student Visits A Monastery And Discovers Bronze Age Sword
Source: CNN

Vittoria Dall’Armellina was enjoying a guided tour of the museum at the Saint Lazarus monastery when she saw something that caught her eye. It was a 17-inch-long metal sword that resembled those she had studied as a Bronze Age weaponry specialist. But the sword wasn’t labeled as such; it was labeled as a medieval artifact. Dall’Armellina suspected that the sword was much older than it was marked. After two years of research in response to Dall’Armellina bringing attention to the sword, it was confirmed that the artifact is made of arsenical bronze and likely originated in the Bronze Age. It would have been used to demonstrate its owner’s royalty.

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