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Iron sword with 'metal' scabbard

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posted on 27.10.2021, 13:25 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Card 1: Blade missing from Maidstone Museum. 35 inch sword, lying from centre high up by the shield inclining to the right. Traces of metal sheath.[cf. Crundale pommel 650+Vendel 12]Card 2: A very perfect sword. 35 inches long from hilt to point. 'metal' sheath.

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Grave ID

Sarre Grave 211

Object ID

Sar211_sword

Catalogue Number

Unaccessioned

Material

iron (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; metal) (Antiquarian Material; metal)

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sword scabbard (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; sword sheath) (Antiquarian Keyword; sword sheath)

Status

lost

Location

Maidstone Museum

Collection

Kent Archaeological Society

Category ID

sword

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