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     Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 6  1866  page 169

  ACCOUNT OF THE SOCIETY'S RESEARCHES IN THE SAXON CEMETERY AT SARR (SARRE) Part 2

metal teeth1. At the waist a large buckle of the triangular shape, thickly plated with gold all over, and having for

the middle of its triangle a thin plate of gold, ornamented with a characteristic entwining pattern. This singularly beautiful buckle is three inches and three-quarters in length. At the hinge of its tongue is a socket once filled with a boss of ivory, part of which still remains, and surrounded apparently with jewels; it has a gilt boss at each point of its triangle.
   In the ‘Inventorium Sepulchrale’ is figured a smaller buckle of the same design, but with bronze bosses only; and the late Lord

Londesborough took another  like the latter from a barrow on Breach down.2
No. LXIX.—Disturbed; only a fragment of pottery.
No. LXX.—A long-necked vessel of black ware, elegant in shape, lay near the surface. A spear-head, with its socket, and three broad iron shield-studs, were also found.
No. LXXI.—A sword by the left side, of smaller type than usual, the blade being very slender and only


  1 [It is curious to observe the ingenious manner in which three broken teeth in this fragment of comb have been replaced by pins of bronze, inserted between the two layers of ivory which form the comb’s back. The dark spot represented in the woodcut is the discoloration of the ivory by the bronze.—T. G. F.]
  2 See Inv. Sep., plate viii. fig. 8. ‘Miscellanea Graphica,’ plate xxxiii. ‘Archaeologia,’ vol. xxxiv., and vol. xxxvi. plate i. p. 179.

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