WILT-69C326: Medieval Horse Pendant

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HARNESS MOUNT

Unique ID: WILT-69C326

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete medieval copper-alloy and gilt harness pendant suspension mount or hanger, dating to c AD1200 - 1400.

The suspension mount consists of a long bar, c.8.78mm wide and c 52.36mm in length, with end bosses, and a pair of pierced loops projecting from the centre to one side only (19.70mm wide here). There are signs of iron corrosion in the two piercings. The bar is D-shaped in cross-section The loops, 5.15mm long, would have held the axis bar for the pendant.

Beyond the end two bosses is a stylized fleur-de-lis terminal with a central piercing c.3.75mm in diameter. Rivets, c 9.20mm in length, are in place.There is a semi circumferential collar moulding inside each of the end bosses.

It weighs 10.37g.

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: 1
Length: 52.36 mm
Width: 19.7 mm
Weight: 10.37 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Jane Hanbidge
Identified by: Mrs Jane Hanbidge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5121

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: Gilded

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Wimborne St. Giles (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0118
Four figure Latitude: 50.96142355
Four figure longitude: -1.98713386
1:25K map: SU0118
1:10K map: SU01NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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