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Sword pommel

Description

Late Anglo - Saxon sword pommel, of copper alloy, upper knop missing, with 5 simple lobed elements, from near Luffness House, Aberlady, East Lothian, late 9th early 10th century AD

Museum reference

X.2001.16

Collection

Archaeology

Object name

Sword pommel

Date

Late 9th -early 10th century

Materials

Copper alloy

Physical description

Copper alloy; lobed

Collection place(s)

Luffness, Aberlady, East Lothian, Scotland, Northern Europe

Associations

Finder: John Lennon

References

Maldonado, A. 2021. Crucible of Nations: Scotland from Viking Age to Medieval Kingdom. Edinburgh: National Museums Scotland.

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