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Thrand and Eldgrim test the long awaited Naue II Bronze swords from master bronze weaponsmith and Historian Neil Burridge . They give short history and Thrand test the sword along with aspis in hand out on 20% ballistic gel ans with layers of linen to simulate the old linothorax to see how powerful a thrust can come from the these revered ancient weapons of war! So sit back grab a mead, wine or ouzo and enjoy the package opened and bronze blades of a master smith tested.
Neil Burridge's site to order these wonderful works of antiquity and learn from him as well!
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Note from viewer css1971
Bronze hardness (Vickers) : 60-258 depending on the mixture of tin/copper
Iron hardness: 30-80
Steel (iron/iron carbide matrix): 175-458
Hard steel (late swords and modern steels): 650+
A good bronze sword wouldn't be a bad choice until steel came along, and even then the early steels would have been half a dozen of one six of the other.
Lovely swords btw. ... Only ￡350 ... hmmmm..... I know what I'm saving up for now.
Cite This Work
ThegnThrand, . (2015, April 29). Naue II Mycenaean Bronze Sword Tests. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/616/naue-ii-mycenaean-bronze-sword-tests/
ThegnThrand, . "Naue II Mycenaean Bronze Sword Tests." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 29, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/616/naue-ii-mycenaean-bronze-sword-tests/.
ThegnThrand, . "Naue II Mycenaean Bronze Sword Tests." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 29 Apr 2015. Web. 05 Aug 2021.