Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Buckle loop

6th century
Made in Northern shore, Black Sea
Silver and garnets.
Overall: 2 3/16 x 1 9/16 x 1/4in. (5.5 x 4 x 0.6cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1895
Accession Number:
Not on view
Samuel T. Baxter, Florence (until 1895)
Brown, Katharine R. "If Only the Dead Could Talk: An Update on the East German and Hunnish Jewelry Collections at the Metropolitan Museum of Art." In Ancient Jewelry and Archaeology, edited by Adriana Calinescu. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996. p. 227, fig. 3, 5.

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. 111, 339, fig. 10.12.

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