BERK-92D487: Medieval horse harness mounts

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HARNESS MOUNT

Unique ID: BERK-92D487

Object type certainty: Certain
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Two cast copper alloy shield-shaped heraldic horse harness mounts dating from the 13th - 15th centuries. These smalll mounts both have integrally cast shanks, while the design on the front of the mounts is too worn for identification. One of the mounts, the larger of the two, may have a double set of vertical lines on the shield.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2
Weight: 2.6 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st August 1995 - Thursday 12th August 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2010.596

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Chieveley (Civil Parish)

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Recording Institution: BERK
Created: Monday 14th February 2011
Updated: Monday 21st February 2011

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