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harness-fitting

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1991,0411.2897.a-e

  • Description

    Copper alloy, leather; harness-fitting:
    a: degraded leather and bracken roots with two rivet holes, degraded leather pierced by a copper alloy tack, remains of two tacks.
    b: long strip of fibres and degraded leather with one straight edge and copper alloy staining, two small pieces of of degraded leather with a finished edge and one with a pin hole.
    c: scraps of degraded leather and bracken roots pierced by two copper alloy tacks with a third loose tack.
    d: degraded leather and braken roots pierced by a single copper alloy tack.
    e: degraded leather pierced by a copper alloy tack, found associated with silver axe-shaped mount 1991,0411.2892.

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  • Materials

  • Bibliography

    • Carver 2005 p.249.34a-e bibliographic details
  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1991

  • Acquisition notes

    Excavated 1982-1992. Excavation funded by The British Museum and the Society of Antiquaries, London.

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    1991,0411.2897.a-e

  • Additional IDs

    • 48/8213
    • 48/8343
    • 48/8345
    • 48/8346a
    • 48/8346b
Copper alloy, leather; harness-fitting: 
a: degraded leather and bracken roots with two rivet holes, degraded leather pierced by a copper alloy tack, remains of two tacks. 
b: long strip of fibres and degraded leather with one straight edge and copper alloy staining, two small pieces of of degraded leather with a finished edge and one with a pin hole. 
c: scraps of degraded leather and bracken roots pierced by two copper alloy tacks with a third loose tack. 
d: degraded leather and braken roots pierced by a single copper alloy tack. 
e: degraded leather pierced by a copper alloy tack, found associated with silver axe-shaped mount 1991,0411.2892.

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