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List of Arthurian Artifacts

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The Arthurian Mythos has no shortage of magical and mythical items, not the least of which is the legendary Excalibur. This is our list of Arthurian artifacts.

What’s on this list of Arthurian artifacts?

This list is simple, it is a compilation of all major artifacts associated with the Arthurian legends. This obviously includes items like Excalibur or the Holy Grail, but it also includes many other artifacts that you might not know about.

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#ItemDescriptionAssociationsNotes
1Adventurous BedA bed in the castle of Carbonek where Galahad slept and was wounded by a fiery lance.
2Bleeding LanceAlso called the Spear of Longinus, the spear that pierced the side of Jesus Christ.Joseph of Arimathea, Galahad, Perceval, Fisher King
3Broken SwordSword associated with the Grail Quest. Eventually carried by Bors.Bors
4CaliburnThe original name for Excalibur, forged in Avalon.Arthur
5CalwdvwlchAnother sword for Arthur, forerunner of Excalibur.Arthur
6CarnwennanThe knife or dagger of King ArthurArthur
7ChastiefolAnother sword of Arthur's.
8ClarentThe sword used by Mordred to kill ArthurMordred
9Clydno EiddynA cauldron that was one of the Thirteen Treasures of Britain.
10CoreiseuseThe sword of King Ban, father of Lancelot. The name means "Wrathful"Ban
11CourtainSword with a blunt end that was carried by Tristan.Tristan
12David's SwordSword of the Biblical King David, used by King Varlan to kill King Lambor.King David
13EvgenMaternal pedigree of Arthur provided by Gruffudd Hiraethog in the Sixteenth Century.
14ExcaliburThe legendary sword of Arthur, obtained from the Lady of the Lake and returned on Arthur's death.Arthur, Lady of the Lake
15Excalibur's ScabbardThe scabbard of Excalibur, known for protecting its weilder from harm.Arthur, Lady of the Lake
16Fail-notThe bow belonging to TristanTristan
17GalatineThe sword of Gawain.Gawain
18GoswhitArthur's helmet, and Uther's before him.Arthur, Uther
19Grail SwordA cracked sword, reforged by Sir Perceval.Perceval
20Green ArmorArmor that protects the wearer from injury.Green Knight
21Mantle of ArthurA magic cloak that made the wearer invisible and allowed them to see everyone.Arthur
22Merlin's StaffThe staff of the wizard, Merlin.Merlin
23PridwenThe original name of Arthur's ship, but also used as the name of Arthur's shield.Arthur
24PrydwenArthur's ship.Arthur
25RhongowennanThe spear of Arthur. Forerunner of Ron.Arthur
26Ring of DispellA ring given to Lancelot by the Lady of the Lake which dispells all enchantments.Lancelot, Lady of the Lake
27RonThe lance of King Arthur.Arthur
28SecaceThe sword of Lancelot, used against the Saxons.Lancelot
29Shield of EvalachOriginally belonging to Evalach during the time of Joseph of Arimathea. Later weilded by Galahad.Evalach, Galahad
30Shield of Joseph of ArimatheaAssociated with the Grail Quest. Originally belonging to Joseph of Arimathea and later weilded by Perceval.Joseph of Arimathea, Perceval
31Shield of Judas MaccabeeShield belonging to Judas Maccabee of Jewish tradition. Later owned by Gawain.Judas Maccabee, Gawain
32Siege PerilousA vacant seat at the Round Table, reserved for the knight who would find the Holy Grail. Filled by Galahad.Galahad
33Skein of ThreadWon by Gawain in contest against the wizard Laamorz of Janfruege.Gawain
34Stone of GiramphielA magical stone weilded by Gawain that protected him from fire and magic.Gawain
35Sword of the Strange SheathA sword associated with the legend of the Grail.Perceval, Galahad
36Sword with the Red HiltOriginally belonging to Balin, later pulled from a stone by Galahad.Balin, Galahad
37The Holy GrailThe cup that caught the blood of Christ.Joseph of Arimathea, Galahad, Perceval, Fisher King
38The Round TableThe table around which Arthur's Knights sat.ArthurRead More
39WynebgwrthucherAnother name for the shield of Arthur.Arthur