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Backplate of a Belt Buckle

Date:
7th century
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Iron, silver inlay
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 7/8 x 1 9/16 x 3/16 in. (4.7 x 4 x 0.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Iron
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.191.309
Not on view
J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Ricci, Seymour de. Catalogue of a Collection of Gallo-Roman Antiquities Belonging to J. Pierpont Morgan. Paris: C. Berger, 1911. no. 309, p. 44, pl. XVI.

Brown, Katharine R., Dafydd Kidd, and Charles T. Little, ed. From Attila to Charlemagne: Arts of the Early Medieval Period in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. p. 295, 349, fig. 24.3.



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