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The sword fragment from Acomb is for ease of reference described as the Acomb pommel, but in fact more of the weapon survives than the name suggests, including the upper part of the grip, the upper guard, and the pommel itself. The lavishly decorated fragment belongs to a well-known group of 9th and early 10th century swords.


Grid reference SE 5628 5107 (point)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


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Full Description

York Archaeological Trust, 1983, The Acomb Sword Pommel (Article in serial). SYO1837.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Article in serial: York Archaeological Trust. 1983. The Acomb Sword Pommel.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 13 2016 3:13PM


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