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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Iron shears; spring a flattened loop; Petersen 168 type.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 9thC-10thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Type series

    • Petersen 168
  • Dimensions

    • Length: 22.2 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Jan Petersen, Vikingetidens Redskaper. Skrifter utgitt av det Norske Vidensakps-Akademi I, II. Hist-Filos. Klasse no. 4 (Oslo 1951).
    Cf. p 303, Fig 168.Comment from Kidd, Haith & Ager 'Summary Catalogue' (draft MS)

    Villa Farm, Vestnes sn., Romsdalsfjord, Møre og Romsdal, Norway; registration nos. 1894,1105.1-55 'all found in a tumulus' excavated March 30th, 1894; see MS transcript; associated urn not acquired


  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Excavated 1894

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


Iron shears; spring a flattened loop; Petersen 168 type.



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