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Backplate of a Belt Buckle

Date:
6th–7th century
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Iron, silver inlay, copper alloy
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 11/16 x 2 5/16 x 11/16 in. (6.9 x 5.8 x 1.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Iron
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.193.144
Not on view
Niederbreisig, Germany; 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. 355.



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