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Iron sword fragment with organic remains of scabbard

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posted on 27.10.2021, 17:50 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Iron sword, fragment. Length 10.5cm. The top of blade where broken off square below guard (poss. from one of the metal hilts). Well preserved scabbard remains: wood with vertical graining, with leather cover preserved at mouthpiece. Leather decorated with two parallel lines. Gilton?X-ray 18

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Grave ID

Unknown

Object ID

Sw-U-10

Catalogue Number

Sw.U.10 (6.8.75.1L)

Material

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

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

sword scabbard (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; sword scabbard) (Antiquarian Keyword; N/A)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Category ID

sword

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