Object Title

Pot

Pot

Date

1645-1655

Object Number

IV.1195

Provenance

Bowyer Tower AC 2 (1988)

Physical Description

The skull is made in two pieces joined in a low medial comb turned to the right and terminating above the edge. The main edge has a plain inward turn bordered by five round headed lining rivets with square internal washers, and two rivets of the same type at either side for the missing cheekpieces. The neckguard flares to the neck with a blunt medial point and is embossed to simulate three lames. It is attached to the skull by a rivet at either side. The main edge has a plain inward turn bordered by seven lining rivets of the last type. The peak is flat and rounded with a medial point. It has a level flange embossed for the comb and extended at either side. Where it is pivoted to the skull. Toward the rear of the peak are three rivet holes for the missing triple bar faceguard. It is painted black. There are suspension holes at the front of the peak and, broken out, at the rear of the neckguard. The right side of the peak is damaged.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Skull Width: 19.7 cm ( 7.7 in), Skull Depth: 24.8 cm ( 9.8 in), Overall Depth: 43.4 cm ( 17.0 in), Face-guard Height: missing Weight: 1.405 kg ( 3 lb 1.5 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None visible. Incised XIII on the flange.

Associations

Places England