Wooden casket with copper-alloy angle brackets
online resourceposted on 26.10.2021, 19:45 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
MS 723, folio 35: Kingston boxes. No. 121 \Nothing\" [possibly written over an erasure]"Three of the original 12 sheet bronze angle-pieces from a casket. Made of rectangular strips of bronze sheet, max. 2.2cm wide, with square ends, and a rivet hole at each end, which have all had iron rivets, some survive. Sizes 3.3 x 3.4 x 1cm; 3.3 x 3.2 x 0.8cm, 3 x 2.85 x 1.1cm.A wooden box is described in the grave report and mentioned in MS 723, folio 35. It is likely to be associated with these corner pieces.