During their second season of excavations at a medieval castle in An, Castilla, Spain, archaeologists uncovered a discovery. A 700-year-old woman in an amazing condition has been eaten by them. It appears to have been created during the time of the War of the Two Peters, a significant Spanish historical event.
Even the archaeological team was impressed by the discovery, and they have stated that it is “very amazing” to find this kind of relic in such a stunning condition of preservation, according to DiariodeAvisos.
The weapon is 94 cm (37 inches) long, 13.2 cm (5.12 inches) wide at the hilt, and features a spherical pommel. On the hilt, there are two bronze rivets, and the blade’s middle has a groove. The well-crafted “wod” has also piqued the interest of the locals, who, according to Las Provincias, have even given it the moniker “Espadana” (which can be translated as “noble “wod””).
The swod was discovered among the Benal Castle remains. The fortress, which has Muslim origins, was a key place during the 16th-century Moorish uprising in the region. The tower and many walled enclosures dispersed over the site now are its most intriguing features.
According to Mediterráneo, the “wod” was found by archaeologists under a mortar floor in a sizable room with a hearth and a workbench. They discovered it as they were completing the second stage of a project to fortify the southwest corner of the castle wall. In order to transform the castle into a top-tier historic site, this is intended to stop the monument’s deterioration and ensure its stability.
Due to the castle’s preservation during the reign of the Two Peters, the artwork’s archaeological context and stylistic characteristics both point to its creation in the 14th century (1356-1367).
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