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Unique ID: SOMDOR-7955D5

Object type certainty: Probably
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Two copper alloy probable horse harness mounts. Both are heart shaped with a fleur de lys projection at the point. The lys has a circular hole through the side each of the two side fleurs. The front is convex, the back is concave behind the heart shaped element and flatter behind the lys. There are two integral attachment spikes, one behind the in-curve of the heart the other at the base of the fleur de lys. Their dimensions are 35.92mm x 21.20mm x 2.69mm & 35.05mm x 20.20mm x 2.10mm



Class: harness mounts

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1700
Date to: AD 1799

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2
Length: 39.92 mm
Width: 21.2 mm
Thickness: 2.69 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2002

Personal details

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Recorded by: Elaine Howard-Jones
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS011876&014953

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Buckland Newton (Civil Parish)

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SOMDOR
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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