Iron sword corroded into its scabbard, 894 mm long. Four fragments. The blade is visible only where the upper part of the scabbard's front plate has become detached: 46 mm wide, it has a median ridge, rounded shoulders, and the very sharp point is clear on X-rays, giving the length of the blade as 754 mm. The tang is rectangular in section, flaked, and broken at the top, now 110 mm long. The iron scabbard is complete, but the top of the front plate is broken and detached. It is 798 mm long and 51 mm wide, it has very little taper until just above the chape. The mouth is convex and there is a narrow midrib down the front plate. With broad and salient overlaps on the front (rather more flat on the back), the front plate overlaps the back down to the very bottom, within the chape end. The narrow suspension loop, 35 by 8 mm on top, with a deep central groove, has rounded loop plates each with a narrow projection at the end, 84 mm long in all. A simple wire reinforce through the lower part of the loop survives on the back but has been lost on the front. The chape binding is 174 mm long on one side and 178 mm on the other, secured by a simple wire bridge on both sides (now broken on the front): 170 mm long to the top of the bridge. The chape end is trefoil, with a large terminal disc hollowed to hold the ends of the scabbard plates, linked by two arcs to smaller discs with rounded finials above.
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