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Iron shield boss with wood remains

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posted on 2021-10-27, 17:51 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Shield boss, height 9.3cm, diam. 16.5cm. Carinated boss with very large stud diam. 4.5cm, above straight sided or concave dome, with very pronounced carination above short indented waist. Flange width over 2.5cm, damaged but originally pierced by 5 disc-head rivets diam. 3cm. Possible traces of repair to flange on one side. Slight wood remains on underside. N. Thames?

History

Grave ID

Unknown

Object ID

Bo-U-8

Catalogue Number

Bo.U.8

Material

iron, organic (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; 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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