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EARLY MEDIEVAL BRIDLE BIT

Two joined links from a handmade chain, both made from a piece of iron bar, folded back on itself to form a c. 16mm diameter eye and then closed by hammer welding. While it is impossible to be certain this object might be part of an Anglo-Saxon bridle bit.Link A 42.9mm long, section 4.9 x 4.4mmLink B 52.7mm long, section 7.9 x 6.7mm