Jousting Lance Head

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by The Metropolitan Museum of Art
published on 29 June 2018
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A multi-pronged steel lance head (coronel) used to reduce impact during jousts at medieval tournaments. Such rebated weapons were known as ‘arms of courtesy’ or à plaisance. Germany, 15th century CE. (Metropolitan Museum, New York)

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