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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Gold foil mount in form of bird's tail, belonging to bird mount 1939,1010.94.C.1. Curved piece which fits body of bird, with beaded edge and centre filled with complex interlace design. Ten rivet holes around edge, and two rivets in situ.

  • School/style

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • early 7thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 10 centimetres
    • Width: 8 centimetres
  • Bibliography

    • Bruce-Mitford 1978 Figs. 45, 49 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Excavated 1939

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


Detail of Device on shield. Original ekta contains clip of Shield Boss.

Detail of Device on shield. Original ekta contains clip of Shield Boss.

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