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Belt Buckle

Date:
7th century
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Copper alloy, tinned surface
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 1/8 x 2 7/16 x 5/8 in. (13 x 6.2 x 1.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Copper
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.192.236
Not on view
Stanislas Baron, Paris; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1917)
Ricketson, Edith B. "Barbarian Jewelry of the Merovingian Period." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 5, no. 5 (January 1947). p. 140.

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. 252, 352, fig. 21.40.



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