retour The manorial residence
of Rubercy (Calvados)

Scabbard head

second half of the 12th century

Scabbard head, in the shape of a flattened cone, made from a single sheet of cuprous alloy cut out and folded back on itself. The slight dimensions of the object lead one to conjecture that this was from a knife or dagger scabbard.

Dimensions of the object
 L. 64  mm ; l. 25 mm

- Lorren C, Le Château de Rubercy (Calvados) : étude de la demeure principale (c. 1150-1204)  - Archéologie médiévale, VII, 1977, p. 109-178
- Lorren C, La demeure seigneuriale de Rubercy (milieu du XIIe - début du XIIIe s.)  - Château Gaillard, VIII, colloque de Bad-Muenstereifel, 30 août-4 sept. 1976. Caen : 1977, p. 185-192
- Lorren C, The castle of Rubercy (Calvados) c.1150-1204  - British archaeological reports, International series 121, 1981, p. 103-125

Musée de Normandie, Caen, Calvados
D 87 1 048,  Dépôt DRAC de Basse Normandie