Buckles with a rotating arm
buckles have a rotating arm which expands slightly in the centre and
has domed terminals held in place by the looped ends of the frames.
These are buckles used as part of horse harness
late 12th century
Dimensions: Frame:L.60, W.51, T.10 mm:
early 12th century
It is tin-plated.
Dimensions: L.52, W.46, T.8mm
Ottaway, P. and Rogers, N.S.H., 2002. Craft, Industry and Everyday
Life : Finds from Medieval York, The Archaeology of York 17/15
Location and accession details
York Archaeological Trust 1976-81.7 1. sf4003, 2. sf4745
S. I. Hill © York Archaeological Trust)