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Stirrup

Date:
ca. 950–1050
Culture:
probably North German
Medium:
Iron, silver, copper
Dimensions:
H. 7 in. (17.8 cm); W. 4 1/8 in. (10.3 cm); Wt. 8 oz. (228 g)
Classification:
Equestrian Equipment-Stirrups
Credit Line:
Purchase, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Gift, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.159
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 370
Seaby. "Viking Stirrups from England and Their Background." Medieval Archaeology XXIV (1980). pp. 87-122 (copy in object file).

Pyhrr, Stuart W., Donald J. La Rocca, and Morihiro Ogawa. Arms and Armor: Notable Acquisitions, 1991–2002. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2002. p. 9, no. 1, ill.



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