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Record ID: DOR-6844E1
Object type: SCABBARD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A tinned copper alloy Bronze Age tongue-shaped scabbard chape dating to the period c. 1100 - 800BC. The chape is triangular in shape with a sub-ovular knop at the base. The mouth of the chape is lozengiform. The triangular body features a circular perforation through both sides of the body which retains a cylindrical copper alloy rivet, the terminals of which retain a substantial amount of tinning. The knop at the base features a rough sub-circular perforation as the result of old damage. The chape is hollow with a depth of c. 33.31mm. Cf. SWYOR-4A2F62 for a similar example.
Created on: Thursday 9th October 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 11th January 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Winborne St Giles', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-BD9AED
Object type: SCABBARD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy bag-shaped chape. The chape is crescentic with an oval opening at the top, concave sides, a rounded, slightly flared bottom, and a perforation in each face. Each of there retains a small circular sectioned, domed rivet.There is a slight lip around the edges of the opening. Around the perforations the chape is decorated with a series of closely spaced moulded concentric circles (approximately ten on each face). The surface is corrodded in some areas, but is otherwise smooth with a greyish patina. Date: Late Bronze Age - c. 950 - 800 BC Dimensions: 36.16 mm x 16.94 mm
Created on: Friday 18th March 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 12th April 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Dorset', grid reference and parish protected.


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