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Strap holder

The cross-shaped strap holder was part of the horse's harness and could hold up to four straps. The harness was fastened around the horse's throat and body and also featured decorative and luck-bringing pendants.

Location
From the western fort area, excavation 1973.

Archaeology
Bronze; length 4.8cm.

Literature
Beckmann 2004, 183.

Cross-shaped strap holder, Museum der Stadt Miltenberg
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1 Cross-shaped strap holder, Museum der Stadt Miltenberg © Museum der Stadt Miltenberg

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