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Pair of copper-alloy gilt rim bindings of organic vessels

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posted on 27.10.2021, 13:27 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Parts of a pair of bronze gilt cup-rims, diam. 5.6cm. Rim semi-circular sectioned to fit over leather? gourd? mouth-piece of cup, and held by three clips cut from furrowed sheet metal and twice riveted. One rim is slightly broader than the other. The gilt is very bright.The accession number KAS 466 is used for vessel rim fragments from Sarre grave 54 and 113. – D.H.

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Grave ID

Sarre Grave 113

Object ID

KAS466

Catalogue Number

KAS 466

Material

copper alloy, gilt (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; bronze gilt) (Antiquarian Material; bronze)

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rim bindings (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; cup rim) (Antiquarian Keyword; vessel rims)

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extant

Location

Maidstone Museum

Collection

Kent Archaeological Society

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