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Iron 'large' knife with organic remains of scabbard

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posted on 2021-10-26, 19:39 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Small iron scramaseax, length 23.7cm. Back of blade makes change of angle to slope towards tip; blade worn slightly hollow by honing. Traces of leather scabbard near handle.

History

Grave ID

Kingston Down Grave Unk

Object ID

M6261

Catalogue Number

M 6261

Material

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

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

large knife (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; scramaseax) (Antiquarian Keyword; N/A)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Category ID

knife

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