Rowel-spur of copper alloy.The rowel is missing. There is a short baluster shaped rowel box decorated on either side with incised semi-circles connected by a squashed globular knop to the sides. The sides of D-section are gently curved and narrow throughout, ending in figure-of-eight terminals with additional pierced lobes at the front. The right side is broken in two. The sides are decorated with punched and incised geometrical patterns.
- Made in: England
- (Europe,British Isles,England)
- Length: 98 millimetres
Compare the spur No.2 from Beeston Castle in Cheshire, P.Ellis, Beeston Castle, Cheshire, Excavations by Laurence Keene and Peter Hough, 1968-85, London 1993, pp. 165-166.
Comment and object description by T.Richardson, Royal Armouries.
Prehistory and Europe
- AL116/446 (Royal Armouries)
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Object reference number: MCN355
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