Late Iron Age - Roman bronze terret rein guide

Late Iron Age - Roman bronze terret rein guide

Code: 12471

£195.00 Approx $246.84, €227.8
 

This is an excavated bronze terret/rein guide dating to the late Iron Age - Roman period of the 1st - 2nd century AD. Terret rings were attached to chariots, carts or wagons and served as rein-guides. They helped guide in reins from the horse's harness to the rider/charioteers' hands. This particular type of terret ring dates to the Roman period (more specifically 1st – 2nd century AD). See also SUSS-E88FD2 found near Rother, WMID-77F1D4 found at Teddesley Hay and KENT-3E5A23 from Medway.

OBJECT: Terret

CULTURE: Roman

DATE: c. 1st - 2nd century AD

MATERIAL: Bronze 

SIZE: 63.6mm x 63.5mm x 11.1mm

WEIGHT:  64.06 grams