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Iron shield boss with leather remains

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posted on 2021-10-27, 15:31 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Iron shield boss: diam. 18cm, height 9.5cm. Large boss with curved dome surmounted by a spike with an iron button 2.2cm diam., slight carination at sides above a sloping waist and a broad flange width 2.5cm. Originally there were five broad disc-headed rivets around flange, diam. c. 2cm, with shanks length 1cm. One has a diamond-shaped bronze washer at its end. Traces of leather adhering to underside of flange. Flange recently damaged.Sarre or Bifrons.

History

Grave ID

Sarre Grave Unk

Object ID

KAS860

Catalogue Number

KAS 860

Material

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

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

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

Status

extant

Location

Maidstone Museum

Collection

Kent Archaeological Society

Category ID

shield

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