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     Archaeologia Cantiana -  Vol. 6  1866  page 167


each, one skull in the former lying in the centre of the grave. In No. LIII. were an iron buckle and a spearhead with its socket.
No. LIV.—Skeleton well preserved, even to the smallest bones of the toes and fingers. Between the feet the bronze rim of a little vessel, and close to the toes a pair of shears,

a Roman coin, and a bronze stud nail set with a garnet. A knife and an umbo, both broken, lay across the lower part of the body; 

and there were also pieces of plated bronze, an iron buckle, and a sword, the point of which -was broken off, but which still measured thirty-three inches, and was one of the longest swords found at Sarr.
No. LV.—Only a few beads.
No. LVI.—The ferule of a small spear and a knife.
No. LVI1.—A sword blade, thirty-two inches in length, and a spear-head with its ferule; an umbo and some tinned or silvered shield-studs.
No. LVIII.—A woman’s grave. A mass of broken keys, a broken knife, two other iron fragments, one perhaps the mounting of a purse.
No. LIX.—An irregular and crooked grave. A knife, an iron buckle, and a bronze nail-head.

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