Late Anglo-Saxon / Viking 'Type 5' Stirrup Mount 025279

Late Anglo-Saxon / Viking 'Type 5' Stirrup Mount 025279
Late Anglo-Saxon / Viking 'Type 5' Stirrup Mount
Copper-alloy, 15.90 grams, 47.49 mm. 11th century AD. A cast stirrup mount of Williams’s Type 5 formed as a pentagonal plate with two tendrils above, each with a scrolled end, joining at the apex to form a beast-head with the attachment loop in its mouth. There is a narrow ledge to the lower rear with two rivet holes above this; there are ferrous deposits where one rivet degenerated. The edges of the pentagonal plate are decorated with lines of punched-point detail which extend to surround the rivet hole. Reference: Williams, D. Late Saxon Stirrup-Strap Mounts, CBA Research Report 111, London, 1997 items 95 (punched point ornament) and 92 (single rivet hole). Very fine condition, complete. Provenance: found Cambridgeshire, UK.

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