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Iron sword with organic remains of scabbard

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posted on 2021-10-27, 17:50 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Two pieces apparently from one sword, but not joining exactly. Condition and corrosion identical.a) Tang end: tang broken, total length 45.5cm. Max. width of blade 5.2cm. Very bumpy corrosion: some traces of wooden sheath.b) Point end: length 43.5cm. Scabbard remains as above.X-ray 7

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Grave ID

Unknown

Object ID

Sw-U-7

Catalogue Number

Sw.U.7

Material

iron, organics (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; wood) (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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