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Iron short seax with organic remains of handle and sheath

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posted on 27.10.2021, 17:50 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Fragmentary scramaseax, length 23.5cm, but tang broken off and tip of blade missing. Back of blade makes sharp change of angle to slope to point. Remains of wooden handle and fragmentary traces of scabbard. Badly corroded.X-ray 102

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Grave ID

Unknown

Object ID

Scr-U-4

Catalogue Number

Scr.U.4

Material

iron, organic (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; wood) (Antiquarian Material; N/A)

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seax sheath (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; scramaseax scabbard) (Antiquarian Keyword; N/A)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Category ID

knife

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