Stirrup Mount (LEIC-113224)

A copper alloy stirrup mount found near Brooke, Rutland

Early medieval copper alloy stirrup mount rectangular in form and cross section.  The main decoration consists of a trilobed motif, cebntrally placed, which sits on a very short wide shaft running to the objects base. The mount is classified under Williams class B, type 1, group 3.

Object Type

Stirrup

Date

circa 1000 — 1100

Ascribed Culture

Original/Reproduction

Original

Material

Collection

Viking Objects

Current Location

Private Ownership

Keywords

Anglo-Scandinavian, copper_alloy, Horses, Portable_Antiquities_Scheme, Rutland, stirrup_mount

Further information

You can see the original at Private Ownership.

Acknowledgements

(c) Portable Antiquities Scheme, CC BY-SA 2.0

References

Portable Antiquities Scheme

Archaeological Data Service