The British Library Needs Help Solving This Centuries’ Old Mystery, And They’re Turning To You!

A 13th century sword has a mysterious inscription that researchers are struggling to decipher!

What do you do when there’s something you need help with, or that you can’t figure out on your own? You turn to the Internet, and that’s exactly what researchers at the British Library are doing. One of the items they have on display is a 13th century sword with an unusual inscription: “+NDXOXCHWDRGHDXORVI+.” Researchers believe that the language is Latin, and that it could be a hidden message. What’s your take on this? Check out the following clip to learn more, and get a closer look at the sword.