Object Title

Rowel spur

Rowel spur

Date

1271-1299

Object Number

VI.584

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 moderately curved sides of D section, a very wide rowel box springing directly from the rear , holding a six-pointed rowel. At the end of either side is a loop terminal, retaining a fragment of a strap end of iron at one side. The surface is deeply pitted and has probably been treated with a rust remover such as Genolite.

Materials

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 130 mm; width: 93 mm Weight: 46 g

Inscriptions and Marks

No marks.

Associations

Places Europe

Notes

Compare Museum of London nos 326-8 (Clark 1995 figs. 96-7).