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Iron sword with organic remains of handle and scabbard

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posted on 27.10.2021, 17:50 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Iron sword, length 82.5cm (32 1/2 inches), but top of tang missing. Max width of blade 5.2cm, tapering very gradually. Slight remains of wooden handle, and some patches of wood and underlying fibre on blade.X-ray 1

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Grave ID

Unknown

Object ID

Sw-U-1

Catalogue Number

Sw.U.1

Material

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

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

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Category ID

sword

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