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Iron shield boss

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posted on 26.10.2021, 15:07 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Shield-boss, height 6.5cm, diam. 15.2cm. Carinated boss with convex dome (stud or spike broken away from top) above slight carination above sloping waist and flange. Width of flange 1.8cm. Boss broken and part missing but 3 rivets survive, indicating 5 originally, disc-headed. Badly corroded and some trace of sandy accretion.

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Grave ID

Guilton Grave Unk

Object ID

Bo-U-4

Catalogue Number

Bo.U.4

Material

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

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

shield boss (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; shield boss) (Antiquarian Keyword; N/A)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Category ID

shield

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