Silver dagger of ancient Roman soldiers two thousand years ago unearthed in Germany: exquisitely carved

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 Silver dagger of ancient Roman soldiers two thousand years ago unearthed in Germany: exquisitely carved


Repaired Dagger

Overseas, Feb. 29 - archaeologists have made an amazing discovery in Germany. They found a silver dagger with a history of 2000 years in the tomb of an ancient Roman soldier.

The dagger was unearthed in an ancient cemetery in the halternam see area of western Germany, fox news.com reported Tuesday. The cemetery is located near an ancient Roman military camp built about 2000 years ago. By the time it was found, the dagger and scabbard had been severely corroded.

Dagger unearthed

(function() {(window. Slotbydup = window. Slotbydup| []). Push ({ID: u5811557, container: ssp_, async: true});)) (); according to reports, the dagger and scabbard were found by a 19-year-old archaeology intern Nico Kalman. Bettina triemer, an archaeologist at the Westphalia field heritage conservation and care department who was involved in the excavation, said the discovery was unusual. The discovery of the dagger is very exciting. Although thousands of ancient Roman soldiers have been stationed in harten for 15 years or more, there are very few weapons found here, especially complete weapons like this dagger. She explained that the silver dagger might have been used by an infantry or a junior officer. After the dagger was unearthed, scientists first carried out X-ray and CT scans on it. Due to the serious corrosion, after nearly nine months of sandblasting and polishing, the 13 inch long weapon (about 33 cm) was restored to its former glory. It is reported that the restored dagger will be on public display at the Rome Museum in harten in 2022. Source: author of overseas website: Zhang Qi editor in charge: Sheng Yuqing, nbjs10200

After the dagger was unearthed, scientists first carried out X-ray and CT scans on it. Due to the serious corrosion, after nearly nine months of sandblasting and polishing, the 13 inch long weapon (about 33 cm) was restored to its former glory.

It is reported that the restored dagger will be on public display at the Rome Museum in harten in 2022.