Part of a circular hilt; iron core banded with alternate rings of red sandstone and ivory(?), top broken; lower portion of copper/bronze expanding to lunate with three raised bands of bronze at each end; iron blade held by this bronze section; lower part of blade missing; blade section a diamond shape. Wood handle.
a) Fragment of fontlet made of flat tapered copper/bronze sheet with holes at bottom end & one hole on each side part way up; top broken. b) Several bilobate strap covers, some of which are corroded together; flat on front with small sewing loop on reverse; analyzed 4 (ba-bd) 8/1993 (L. Bedal). c) Two buttons with two "spikes" on top surface. d) Two buttons (fragmentary) with loop on underside and solid spike on front; spike is short; anaylzed da&db. Found on courtyard floor, associated with 60-20-198.