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About this object

  • ID:

    O2112

  • Production date:

    Middle Saxon; 7th - 8th century

  • Location:

    In Store

  • Iron sword with its point missing. It has a broad blade and a 'cocked hat' pommel. It was found in the Thames at Brentford and may have been thrown into the river as an offering.

  • Measurements

    L 792 mm; W 64 mm (overall)

  • Materials

    iron

  • Last Updated

    2024-03-14

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    long-term loan

  • CREDIT

    Lent by the Thomas Layton Trust

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

  • Related place

    River Thames (found)

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