BERK-293347: Medieval scabbard chape

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SCABBARD

Unique ID: BERK-293347

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A cast copper alloy dagger or sword scabbard chape, dating from the late 15th to 16th century. The chape is sub-triangular in plan, with a straight right side edge and a inner-curving left edge - designed to follow the bend of the blade point. The chape has a crenelated top above an openwork heart design. A rounded knop projects from the foot of the chape.

Class: chape

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1450
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 47.02 mm
Width: 25.14 mm
Thickness: 7.97 mm
Weight: 2.7 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2010.501

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Chieveley (Civil Parish)

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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