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Iron sword with scabbard remains

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posted on 2021-10-27, 15:31 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Fragmentary sword blade, length c. 34cm - several pieces from middle of blade. In very bad condition, and covered with lumps and bubbles of corrosion. Just about at the point of complete disintegration. Some remains of wooden scabbard with vertical grain.X-ray no. 22: Not a trace of pattern welding.X-ray could not be located in 2006-7. – D.H.

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Grave ID

Sarre Grave Unk

Object ID

KAS834a

Catalogue Number

KAS 834

Material

iron, wood, skin product, organic (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

Maidstone Museum

Collection

Kent Archaeological Society

Category ID

sword

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