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A child accidentally found a sword older than the Viking Age

  • A child accidentally found a sword older than the Viking Age

Kyiv : An 8-year-old girl named Saga Vanechek found a relic in Lake Vidostern, while relaxing with her family in southern Sweden .

According to reports, experts estimated the age of the relics at 1500 years.

“I was in the water, throwing stones and looking at how it flies away from the surface, and suddenly I found some kind of stick,” said Saga.

Michael Nordström from Jönköpings Läns Museum, described the discovery of the relics as impressive, saying that the sword is "about 85 centimeters in length, and wood and metal have been preserved around it."

The Jönköping County Museum reported that the lake’s exploration continues and they may come across even more ancient objects.


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