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Iron sword with organic remains of scabbard

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posted on 27.10.2021, 17:50 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Iron sword-blade, with piece of tang, rest broken, and point of blade missing. Length 67.5cm. Very fragile and corroded: substantial remains of sheath in form of wood or fibre with marked diagonal grain, with smooth surfaces above.X-ray 4

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Grave ID

Unknown

Object ID

Sw-U-4

Catalogue Number

Sw.U.4

Material

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

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

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Category ID

sword

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