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Site: 18DO58 Horne Point

Context: Lot 80, Unit 51A, Destruction layer over the west wall foundation.

Site Date Range: c. 1670-1770s

Metal: Iron

Arm length: 3.04” (77 mm)

Neck Length: Unmeasurable

Rowel Box Length:  Unmeasurable

Rowel Box Width:  Unmeasurable

Rowel Diameter: Unmeasurable

Description:
Iron spur with straight tapered arm.   The neck and one arm are missing.  This example illustrates how thin and dainty some spurs can be at the terminal.  Even though there appears to be minimal metal loss to corrosion, the arm is only 0.15” (3.8 mm) wide and 0.08” (2 mm) thick where it meets the terminal.