CORN-C98153: heraldic horse harness pendant

Rights Holder: Royal Institution of Cornwall
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HARNESS PENDANT

Unique ID: CORN-C98153

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper-alloy horse-harness pendant in the shape of a shield with traces of red enamelling around the upper edges of the pendant which have not been bent; otherwise the patina is brown with patches of green, but no active corrosion product; the surface is too worn to make out any detail and the point of the shield has been bent over so that the bottom of the pendant is rounded; the suspension loop is circular in profile and complete. 13th - 15th century.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: returned to finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 40 mm
Width: 19.3 mm
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 4.86 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st March 2003

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Tyacke
Identified by: Ms Anna Tyacke

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Enamel

Surface Treatment: Inlaid with enamel

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Mylor (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SW8136
Four figure Latitude: 50.18345
Four figure longitude: -5.069005
1:25K map: SW8136
1:10K map: SW86NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: returned to finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

  • Bailey, G., 1995 Detector Finds Chelmsford: Greenlight Publishing 50-1 , 2

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: CORN
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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