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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Silver scabbard binding for sword; strip folded to elliptical form; one end enclosed by sheet with oval opening; one side with repoussé longitudinal marginal ribs enriched with beaded wire.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 6thC-7thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 5.6 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Comment from Kidd, Haith & Ager 'Summary Catalogue' (draft MS)

    See registration no. 1912,0610.1 for full details of the group

  • Location

    On display: G41/dc21/sB

  • Exhibition history

    1996 25 Apr-31 Oct, Austria, Vienna, Schloss Halbturn, Hunnen und Awaren
    1991 15 Jun-15 Sep, Germany, Schleswig, Archäologisches Landesmuseum der Christian-Albrechts Universität, Gold der Steppe - Archäologie der Ukraine

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number



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