Scuba Diver Finds 900-Year-Old Crusader Knight’s Sword Off Israel’s Carmel Coast

Jacob Sharvit, director of the Marine Archaeology Unit of the Israel Antiquities Authority holds a meter-long (yard-long) sword, that experts say dates back to the Crusaders is on display in Mediterranean seaport of Cesarea, Israel, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021. (Ariel Schalit/AP)

While scuba diving off of Israel’s Carmel Coast last Saturday, an Israeli man discovered a 900-year-old sword from the Crusader period.

The man, whose name is Shlomi Katzin, said that he saw the sword, as well as ancient stone anchors and pottery fragments, laying on the Mediterranean Sea floor.

According to CBN News, Katzin turned the sword over to the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) and has received a certificate of appreciation for good certification.

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SOURCE: Christian Headlines, Milton Quintanilla