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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Fragments of iron from the sword-blade 1939,1010.95.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 6thC-7thC(early)
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Conservation

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    Treatment date

    25 February 2002

    Reason for treatment

    Permanent Exhibition

    Treatment proposal

    Light surface clean


    February 2002 Req.No:77314 Dirty and dusty. Wrongly numbered 1939,10-10.28.95a CRB

    Treatment details

    February 2002 Removed the dirt and dust using a puffer. Removed the number 28 from the registration number using acetone applied on cotton wool swabs. Used 2.5% Paraloid B72 in acetone to coat the treated area to darken it slightly. Applied by brush. CRB

    About these records 

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Excavated 1939

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


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