Rome

March 28, 2003

Archaeologists from Rome's La Sapienza University have announced the discovery of what they believe are the world's oldest swords. The nine swords, several spearheads and other implements were found during excavations at Arslantepe, in Anatolia, and are thought to date from 3350-3000BC.

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