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Iron sword fragment with organic remains of scabbard

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posted on 2021-10-27, 17:50 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Iron sword, fragment. Length 10.5cm. The top of blade where broken off square below guard (poss. from one of the metal hilts). Well preserved scabbard remains: wood with vertical graining, with leather cover preserved at mouthpiece. Leather decorated with two parallel lines. Gilton?X-ray 18

History

Grave ID

Unknown

Object ID

Sw-U-10

Catalogue Number

Sw.U.10 (6.8.75.1L)

Material

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

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

sword scabbard (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; sword scabbard) (Antiquarian Keyword; N/A)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Category ID

sword

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