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Belt Buckle Plate

Date:
6th–7th century
Geography:
Made in northern shore, Black Sea
Culture:
Ostrogothic
Medium:
Silver with garnets, gilt.
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 11/16 x 3 7/16 x 3/8in. (4.3 x 8.8 x 0.9cm) 3 7/16in. (8.8cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1895
Accession Number:
95.15.104a
Not on view
Samuel T. Baxter, Florence (until 1895)
Ostoia, Vera K. The Middle Ages: Treasures from the Cloisters and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1969. no. 30, pp. 72-3, 254.

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. 339.



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