Nail With a rounded head

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Nail With a rounded head

Archaeology / Kofun / Okayama

Place excavated:Excavated at Yata Otsuka Tumulus, Kurashiki-shi, Okayama

Kofun period, 6th century

Iron

長4.1、軸部径0.3、頭部径0.5

1個

Sheathed swords from the 6th century were held vertically with the tip planted in the ground. This nail, which is part of a pair, was fixed to the bottom of a sheath that would have touched the ground when held upright. "

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