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Shield boss

Shield boss

Image of Shield boss

Description
Iron shield boss and grip, found in grave 92 during excavations at an Anglo-Saxon cemetery at Butler's Field, Lechlade (Lechlade parish), Gloucestershire in 1985. The grave belonged to a young man aged 16-18 years old. He was buried sometime between AD475 and AD 550 with a shield, two spears, a knife and a cauldron.
Object Name
Shield boss
Accession Number
1997/25/92/5
Category
anglosaxon
Site Location
Butler's Field, Lechlade