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According to the legend, King Arthur was the only person who is in a position to pull Excalibur out of a stone. But a new discovered a knife was found stuck in a rock, a Bosnian river, has been described as a “real-life” Excalibur.”
The 700-year-old sword discovered in the River Vrbas, it was found 36 feet below the water, trapped in the rock, while the archaeologists were excavating in a nearby castle, The Sun reports. The Vrbas is a 150-mile-long river located in the heart of Bosnia, near the town of Banja Luka.
An archaeologist and a curator at the Museum of the Republika Srpska, Ivana Pandzic, said the sword was stuck in the “solid rock, so special attention was made to pull” in the comment section, that is produced by The Sun.
It’s a sword after it is drawn out of the river. (Credit: Central European News)
BEAUTIFUL ‘GAME OF THRONES’ SWORD IS DISCOVERED BENEATH THE STREETS
Igor Radojicic, the mayor of the nearby Banja, Luja, and the second largest city in Bosnia, tweeted about a remarkable find.
“For us, the sword, the sword in the stone … taken out of the Vrbas, after who knows how many centuries,” Radojicic, wrote and translated it in a tweet.
In a later tweet, Radojicic said that the Banja Luka-stone sword, it is, perhaps, the “eight centuries”, and “who knows what kind of stories [he] is hiding.”
The researchers are now trying to figure out how the sword was embedded in the rock.
In 2017, a British girl bathing in Dozmary Pool, the lake in the King Arthur legend, happened to be a shiny 4-foot sword, which is supposed to be a movie prop.
Earlier this year, workers digging a sewer system in the Danish city of Aalborg, and a remarkably well-preserved sword, which dates back to at least the 14th century. In 2017, there is an incredibly well-preserved Viking sword, the sword was found by one hunter in a remote mountain in the South of France.
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Fox News’ James Rogers contributed to this story.