Any ideas - strap end?

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Hi all, have a butchers at this little item I found. It's copper alloy. I'm thinking broken strap-end, maybe a horses head? Could it be Saxon? The back is completely flat and blank.
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It does have a strap end look to it.
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It looks like a chape. Medieval or earlier? :thumbsup:
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That was my first thought as well..,
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Early medieval strap end for me :thumbsup:
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Easylife wrote: Fri Jul 24, 2020 1:54 pm It looks like a chape. Medieval or earlier? :thumbsup:
Why didn't I see that. I seems quite obvious now. :Thinking:
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Saxon or early medieval zoomorphic one - and I’m jealous as hell :D
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Ho yus, that's a little corker :thumbsup: Definite Saxon look to it with a zoomorphic element (horse's swede) but perhaps that part is not quite as crisply defined as "true" Saxon so I'd agree with late Saxon/early medieval.

Great find :thumbsup:
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