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Belt Buckle with Struggling Animals

6th–7th century
Copper alloy, with gilding
Overall: 3 7/16 x 1 x 3/8 in. (8.7 x 2.5 x 0.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Klejman, 1966
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 301
John J. and Halina Klejman, New York (until 1966)
López, Gisela Ripoll. "Broche de cinturón bizantino con una escena del Fisiólogo conservado en The Metropolitan Museum of Art de Nueva York." Verdolay: Revista del Museo Arqueológico de Murcia no. 7 (1995). pp. 385–89, fig. 1, 2.

López, Gisela Ripoll. "A Belt Fitting with Physiologus Scenes in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." Hortus Artium Medievalium: Journal of the International Research Center for Late Antiquity and Middle Ages 5 (May 1995). pp. 203–208, fig. 1, 2, 3.

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