Harness Pendant

Harness Pendant

1200s

Gilded copper, champlevé enamel

Overall: 10.2 x 9 cm (4 x 3 9/16 in.)

Given in memory of Dr. Vladimir G. Simkhovitch by his daughter, Helena Simkhovitch 1976.169

Description

Probably a pendant (hanging ornament) because of the loop at the top, this plaque may have been hung from a horse's breast plate. It also could be a crusader's badge.

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