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Counter Plate of a Belt Buckle

Date:
6th–7th century
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Iron, silver inlay
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 9/16 in. (11.5 x 5.7 x 1.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Iron
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.193.145
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. 298, 355, fig. 24.10.



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