Binding strip fragment; silver; from sax sheath(?); U-section with three transverse rivets.
- Found/Acquired: Komárom (near)
- Length: 4.4 centimetres
- Width: 5 centimetres
- Weight: 2.68 grammes
Part of 1987,0308.2
16 January 2002
Reason for treatment
Req.No:77223 Light clean and repair as necessary
January 2002 Req.No:77223 Dirty. Old lacquer and cleaning products in the details especially around the rivets. CRB
January 2002 Cleaned to remove the dirt using IMS applied on cotton wool swabs. Removed the tarnish with Silvo (cotton wadding, white spirit, Newburgh chalk, china clay). Degreased with white spirit. Picked out debris from some of the detail with a pin vice. Renumbered. CRB
Found circa 1880. Said to be part of the Raab Treasure.
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCS17609
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