Large Pictures Chapter 11.5

Here are 8 figures from Käthe Harneckers's 1924 "wootz" experiments.
The text concerning these pictures is included; my translation.
The links lead to the full paper and the pictures.
   
Kaethe Harnecker's 1924 wootz
 
Link to text
   
   
Below is shown a "shamshir from the first half of the 19th century" that can be found in the Eremitage in
St. Petersburg (far off the usual tourist stuff). It is badyl lit and one can only appreciate the double rung
Kirk Nardeban pattern after processing photographies..
   
Wootz with Kirk Nardeban; St. Petersburg
  Link to text Source: Photographed 2015 in the Eremitage; St. Petersburg
   

With frame With frame as PDF

go to Critical Museum Guide: Museums in Copenhagen

go to The Frankish Empire And Its Swords

go to Wootz Patterns

go to Serpent in the Sword

go to Käthe Harnecker and Wootz Blades

go to Moravian 9th Century Swords

© H. Föll (Iron, Steel and Swords script)