Urnes-style Sword Mount

A copper alloy Urnes-style sword mount

A cast copper alloy fitting with Urnes-style, zoomorphic decoration. It may have been a pommel mount.

Object Type

Mount

Date

circa 1000 — 1100

Style

Ascribed Culture

Original/Reproduction

Original

Material

Collection

Viking Objects

Current Location

Private Ownership

Keywords

copper_alloy, mount, sword, Urnes

Further information

You can see the original at Private Ownership.

Acknowledgements

(c) Birmingham Museums Trust, CC BY-SA 4.0

References

Portable Antiquities Scheme