iron horseshoe

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It is an iron horseshoe, period unspecified, but not modern (could be Roman). Found in the river Thames at the London Apprentice, Isleworth in 2000.
It represents the role of the horse in shaping the world, whether as a food source, a beast of burden, an instrument of war, an aide to leisure and a companion.

The technology that made it has changed relatively little over the millennia.

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