Skip Navigation or Skip to Content

Keyword search

Advanced search

Sword mount

Description

Silver-gilt Anglo-Saxon pyramidal sword mount with a garnet cloissoné inset, from near Sprouston, Scottish Borders, early Medieval period, 600 - 700

Museum reference

X.2022.24

Collection

Medieval (Early Historic, Viking, Norse, High Medieval)

Object name

Sword mount

Date

Early Medieval

Style / Culture

Anglo-Saxon

Materials

Silver-gilt, Garnet

Physical description

Silver-gilt mount with likely garnet inset and gold backing foil.

Collection place(s)

Sprouston, Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland, Northern Europe

Back to top

We're sorry, online sales are unavailable at this time.

Online ticket and Membership purchases are not available at the moment due to our system being upgraded. Tickets and Memberships can still be bought in person at our museums.

The upgrade should be complete by 12:00 on Monday 26 February so please check back soon. Thank you for your patience.