Man and lion scabbard chape

Photo: Kent County Council CC By SA2.0
Object type: Aestel
Period: Anglo-Saxon
Primary material: Bronze
Date found: 04/10/2022
Location: Dover, Kent


Probably a scabbard chape, dated to c. 1066-1200, in the form of a man stood next to a beast, likely to be a lion. It is a Find of Note.