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Counter plate of a Belt Buckle

Date:
late 6th–7th century
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Iron, with silver inlay, iron rivet with copper alloy head
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 3/16 x 2 3/16 x 1/2 in. (5.6 x 5.6 x 1.3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Iron
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.193.100
Not on view
Friedrich Queckenberg, Niederbreisig, Germany; Joseph Queckenberg, Niederbreisig, Germany; 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. p. 294, 354, fig. 24.2.



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