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Copper-alloy hanging bowl escutcheon

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posted on 27.10.2021, 15:33 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Bronze hanging bowl escutcheon: length 7cm. Beater-shaped, with terminal lobe and curving bird's head hook; the escutcheon gently curved and of thin-cast bronze. The hook head may just possibly be animal rather than bird. Escutcheon slightly bent.Parallels: the Chessell Down bowl: cf. Antiquity VI (1932) pl. II.1, figure I.A; J.R.S.A. Ireland LXVI (1936), pl. XXII.1. This Sarre escutcheon published here p. 218.pl. XXI.3. The bowl is an early type, 4th-5th century probably.

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Grave ID

Sarre Grave 63

Object ID

KAS502

Catalogue Number

KAS 502

Material

copper alloy (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; bronze) (Antiquarian Material; N/A)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

metal vessel (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; hanging bowl escutcheon) (Antiquarian Keyword; plaque, ornament, stoup)

Status

extant

Location

Maidstone Museum

Collection

Kent Archaeological Society

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