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Sword mount


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

Museum reference



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

Object name

Sword mount


Early Medieval

Style / Culture



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

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