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shield

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1939,1010.94.F.4

  • Description

    Gilt plaster rim-mount from shield 1939,1010.94, in form of animal head. Cabochon garnet eyes, eyebrows in relief, with central ridge and stamped and beaded lines of decoration. Lower end of snout is missing, and clip has snapped off from top of head; fragmentary.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • early 7thC
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  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 4 centimetres
    • Width: 1.2 centimetres
  • Bibliography

    • Bruce-Mitford 1978 Fig.85.4 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1939

  • Acquisition notes

    Excavated 1939

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    1939,1010.94.F.4

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