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The Medieval Period (1100AD - 1499AD)

Warfare

14th century sword pommel, Whithorn

Period:
Medieval
Description:

Bronze wheel pommel, hollow and filled wth clay. there are differently-sized rectangular holes at the top and the bottom to take a tapered tang.

 

It is 14th century form, and was found in medieval building rubble on the excavations at Whithorn with coins of a similar date.

Materials/Media:
Copper alloy; clay
Source:
The Whithorn Trust


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