Shroud Fasteners, Whithorn

Bronze pins with wire-wrapped heads. these were found during the excavation of part of the medieval graveyard around Whithorn Priory and Cathedral, dating from 1250 - 1400AD. They were used to pin together the burial shrouds in which the body was wrapped.
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