Iron Age arrow found on Norway mountain still has feather fletching on it

A spectacularly preserved arrow from the Iron Age – complete with iron arrowheads, ribbed and aerodynamic feathers – is now in the hands of glacial archaeologists in Norway.

It is very rare to wear down arrows for preservation, as the delicate feathers that help guide the arrows in flight often degrade over time. The arrows of tzi the IcemanThe man who died some 5,300 years ago in the Italian Alps, archaeologists say, has also been preserved with precious stones, although their condition is not as good as the newly discovered 1,700-year-old arrow. this.

https://www.livescience.com/iron-age-arrow-norway-mountain Iron Age arrow found on Norway mountain still has feather fletching on it

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