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Iron short seax with organic remains of handle and sheath

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posted on 2021-10-27, 17:50 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Fragmentary scramaseax, length 28.2cm, but tang broken and point of blade damaged. Blade cracked and warped and badly corroded. Wood remains on handle and slight remains of scabbard.X-ray 97

History

Grave ID

Unknown

Object ID

Scr-U-3

Catalogue Number

Scr.U.3

Material

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

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

seax sheath (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; scramaseax scabbard) (Antiquarian Keyword; N/A)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Category ID

knife

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