Prick Spur

Copper alloy (bronze) | 5.7cm | 4th-1st century B.C.

Unknown Artist

This type of spur has been found in several Italic burials, as well as some Greek sanctuaries, from the late 5th century B.C. onwards.

In high antiquity, spurs were not used in pairs, but rather as a single accessory attached to only one of the feet...
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