Chain Mail Fragment

1924.02.0295

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Chain Mail Fragment   (1924.02.0295)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Science & Technology T&E
  2. :
  3. Armaments
  4. :
  5. Body Armor
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Medieval, 9th – 14th century CE
Culture English, British

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 20.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 14.6 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 0.1 cm
Weight 306 g
Measuring Remarks 1.1 cm is the diameter of each ring Depth measures thicknes of wire.
Materials Metal--Iron
Manufacturing Processes Cast
Munsell Color Information Black (N2/3.1 % R)

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda

Metropolitan Museum of Art, on file.

Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Baudon Collection
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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