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Belt Buckle with an Eagle

Date:
500–700
Geography:
Made in Crimea, Ukraine
Culture:
Ostrogothic
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
1 3/4 x 3 1/8 x 3/8 in. (4.5 x 8.0 x 1.0 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1895
Accession Number:
95.15.100c
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 301
Probably from Crimea, Ukraine.; 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. 10.11.



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