Handmade Medieval Ulfberht Sword | Culture
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There have been many legendary swords, but the rarest and most elusively famous one of all is the Ulfberht sword.
Dating back between 800-1000AD several have been excavated but the secret to it's high tech construction of the time has remained a mystery, as has the identity mark of Ulfberht.
Using reverse engineering data and piecing together archaeological evidence, watch a Wisconsin expert blacksmith recreate a metallurgically accurate sword and uncover some of the secrets of this legendary sword.
Video courtesy of Balders Return on YouTube