British Iron Age Swords and Scabbards

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  • British Iron Age swords and scabbards are here catalogued in detail for the first time. They are grouped on the basis of typologies of components and are discussed with special reference to their decoration, context and chronology. Artefact studies have been neglected for many years, and this subject was last tackled in a paper published in 1950. Since then, the material available for study has tripled, from 93 to 274 items, and new archaeological discoveries include several elaborately decorated scabbards. Illustrations include 71 full pages of line drawings, while additional contributions examine the technology of some of the swords and provide a discussion of their enamelled decoration.

  • Product code: cmc23233
    Price category: 50 to 100
    World culture: Prehistoric
    Title: British Iron Age Swords and Scabbards
    Author: Ian Stead
    ISBN: 9780714123233
    Number of pages: 304
    Size: 297x210mm
    llustrations: 31 b/w
    Weight: 1.522kg
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