A pretty awesome find from the show Secrets Of The Ice

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“One of the arrows was still stuck in the ice and we had to melt it out carefully, using lukewarm water. The preservation of this 1500-year-old arrow is just awesome! Arrowhead, sinew, shaft, fletching – it’s all there. This arrow will be a prime target for our on-going arrow research program. Finds of steering feathers are very rare (4/6)”

“The arrow shaft type is known from Danish bog finds from the time. The arrowhead is known from graves from this period. The fletching consists of split feathers, thread (perhaps flax) and tar/pitch”
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