Barrow Clump, Figheldean, Wiltshire : Investigative Conservation of Anglo-Saxon Metalwork

Author(s): Zara Peacock

This report covers the investigation, conservation, and analysis of metal artefacts from a sixth century AD Anglo-Saxon cemetery. Metalwork was found in association with thirteen inhumations, and the significant artefacts are discussed in relation to their function, typology and condition. XRF analysis has been undertaken to classify the copper alloys used, and the mineral preserved organic materials have been identified by microscopy.

Report Number:
88/2007
Series:
Research Department Reports
Pages:
26
Keywords:
Conservation Copper Alloy Early Medieval Iron Mineral Preserved Organic

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