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The Medieval Period (1100AD - 1499AD)

Warfare

Tin-plated chape, Whithorn

Period:
Medieval
Description:

Tin-plated triangular bronze chape, with a single rivet hole near the upper edge, from the excavations at Whithorn. It is typical of plain, pointed dagger chapes common in the late 14th or early 15th centuries. 

 

Materials/Media:
Copper alloy; tin


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