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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Cross-bow stave; wood; inner surface well preserved; bevelled edges; outer surface rotted; V shaped notches for string on inner surface at each end; sub-rectangular section.

  • Date

    • 13thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 122.5 centimetres
    • Weight: 850 grains
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history


    1976-Jun 1995, London, Tower of London, Royal Armouries, Arms and Armour display, LT loan

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • AL116/174 (Royal Armouries Number)


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