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Iron handle, not Anglo-Saxon?

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posted on 2021-10-27, 17:51 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Large iron handle, length with staples 16cm. Iron drop handle, with acorn terminals, still corroded to the iron staples which fixed it to box or chest.It is very large, and if A.S. could only have belonged to a coffin. Probably it is not A.S. at all, but Roman or Medieval.

History

Grave ID

Unknown

Object ID

Unk_handle

Catalogue Number

Unaccessioned

Material

iron (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; IRON) (Antiquarian Material; N/A)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

casket handle, coffin handle (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; box handle, coffin handle) (Antiquarian Keyword; N/A)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Category ID

box

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