6. This Archeological Find May Be the Real Sword in the Stone
The sword in the stone is a classic item from Arthurian legend. The story claims that there was a sword stuck in a rock that no one could retrieve except the true king, and the unassuming Arthur was able to recover it with minimal effort. Nevertheless, is there any historical basis to the story? Saint Galgano was once a knight in Italy, but he renounced his lifestyle for asceticism by plunging his sword into a stone to create a cross. The site of Galgano’s sword has allegedly seen 19 miracles, leading to the former knight’s beatification. Continue reading to learn the amazing five things archeologists discovered over the recent years.