Object Title

Prick spur

Prick spur

Date

11th-12th century

Object Number

VI.557

Provenance

Purchased 22 June 2004 from Andrew Lumley. From the collection of Prof Paul Post (1882-1956), curator of the Berlin Zeughaus, formed in Berlin after World War I (information from A.Lumley).

Physical Description

Of iron, with long, straight sides of D section, a medium length round section neck and a short pyramidal goad. The end of the sides are expanded into T shaped terminals, each with a surviving rivet. The surface is patinated dark brown.

Materials

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 152 mm; width: 105 mm Weight: 48 g

Inscriptions and Marks

No marks.

Associations

Places Europe