Sugar-Loaf Shield Bosses

@inproceedings{Evison1963SugarLoafSB,
  title={Sugar-Loaf Shield Bosses},
  author={Vera I. Evison},
  year={1963}
}
The description Zuckerhut has been used in German publications to distinguish the tall shield bosses of the eighth century which have certain variations in form but remain constant in being unusually tall in proportion to their width. The term is taken from the shape of the clay mould in which, as late as the end of the nineteenth century, sugar was left to drain and set, the walls of the resulting sugar-loaves being usually slightly convex, rising to a point. ‘Sugar-loaf’ is therefore used… CONTINUE READING

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