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Pair of silvered spurs from Fishamble Street. Spurs were probably introduced to Ireland by the Vikings, and the examples from Dublin are the earliest surviving spurs from the country. E190:2156

Spur, tinned iron. Anglo-Scandinavian, 900-1150. York, Yorkshire. AN 1961.423

An iron stirrup and a silvered spur. The museum information board notes that the Vikings probably introduced spurs and stirrups to Ireland, and that this pair are among the earliest known from Ireland.
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