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Counter Plate of a Belt Buckle

Date:
7th century
Geography:
Made in Burgundy
Culture:
Frankish or Burgundian
Medium:
Iron, silver inlay; iron rivets
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 1/2 x 2 5/8 x 1/2 in. (14 x 6.7 x 1.3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Iron
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.191.331
Not on view
J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
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. pp. 300, 349-350, fig. 24.15.



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