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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Silver drop-handle from bowl 1939,1010.77, comprising a curve of metal with a hook at either end. Two flat, circular handle-mounts are looped onto the hooks, by which the handles were attached to the bowl.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 6thC-7thC(early)
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 11.7 centimetres (max)
    • Diameter: 4.3 centimetres (mount)
    • Weight: 226 grammes (handles a and b together)
  • Bibliography

    • Bruce-Mitford 1983 Fig. 48 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G41/dc1/sB

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Excavated 1939

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number



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