Iron shield boss
online resourceposted on 26.10.2021, 19:45 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Kingston or Sibertswold. No Mayer card for this.Shield boss, height 7.7cm, diam. 13cm. Low straight cone with small stud on top (broken) and slight carination above sloping waist and narrow flange, width 1.5cm. Flange damage: one rivet with stud head survives.Accession number determined by gatty slip. SCH had originally placed this shield boss in unprovenanced objects. Though not exact, there are similarities between the antiquarian drawings and the line drawing by Marion Cox. – D.H.