Dame Meenakshi Gurukkal is a Master of Swords….

Dame Meenakshi Gurukkal is a Master of Swords….

Dame Meenakshi Gurukkal is a Master of Swords…. Meenakshi Gurukkal crouched low, sword poised; her eyes unblinking as she faced her opponent in the mud-paved ‘kalari’ or arena. From the tree tops, a mynah’s call resonated in the silence. In a flash...
A unique Viking sword goes on display for the first time

A unique Viking sword goes on display for the first time

A sword was found in Langeid, Bygland (Setesdal, S. Norway) in 2011. It is a unique sword from the late Viking Age, embellished with gold, inscriptions and other ornamentation. It is now being displayed for the first time in an exhibition entitled “Take it Personally”...
Were the Viking Swords from Future…

Were the Viking Swords from Future…

The Viking sword Ulfberht was made of metal so pure it baffled archaeologists. It was thought the technology to forge such metal was not invented for another 800 or more years, during the Industrial Revolution. About 170 Ulfberhts have been found, dating from 800 to...

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