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Iron shield boss with wood and leather remains

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posted on 2021-10-26, 15:07 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Fragmentary boss, in many pieces and incomplete. Height about 7.8cm, diam about 17.8cm (7 inches). Carinated boss with convex dome, disc stud on top, slight ridge carination above nearly vertical waist and sloping flange - flange width 2.8cm. Leather and wood remains under flange. Boss badly corroded and covered with sand accretion. Gilton? Probably not Faussett.

History

Grave ID

Guilton Grave Unk

Object ID

Bo-U-6

Catalogue Number

Bo.U.6 (6.8.75.1 L)

Material

iron, organic (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; leather, wood) (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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