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The Volga Trade Route

Clip: Season 40 Episode 6 | 2m 58s

The Vikings didn’t invent crucible steel, so where did it come from? Many experts believe that the Volga trade route supplied Vikings with prized crucible steel from the Middle East, where people were more practiced in the art of forging it.

Aired: 02/07/13

Rating: NR

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