Iron sword fragment (A); organic, (wood?) sheath remains (B).
- Length: 22.5 centimetres (A with B)
Comment from Kidd, Haith & Ager ‘Summary Catalogue’ (draft MS)
For comments re. entire collection see 1908,0801.393
Ebingen, Kr. Balingen (now Albstadt- Ebingen, Zollernalbkreis), Baden-Württemberg, Germany, found 1888 (MS catalogue, p. 41 no. 4)
ZÜRN H. and SCHIEK S. 1969. Die Sammlung Edelmann im Britischen Museum zu London, Urkunden zur Vor- und Frühgeschichte aus Südwürttemberg-Hohenzollern 3. Stuttgart, pp. 28-9:3
8 February 2001
. . X-ray, reconstruct if possible. consolidate.
Completely in fragments.Laminated through the thickness of the blade.
Joins found and repaired using HMG adhesive (cellulose nitrate). One join reinforced with fibreglass tissue and HMG heatproof and waterproof adhesive (cellulose nitrate) Object supported in Plastazote polyethylene support mount. One join not stuck bu object laid in cutout to indicate its position.
Prehistory and Europe
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