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Shield Mount in the Shape of Bird

Date: second half 6th century
Geography: Made in Northern France
Culture: Frankish
Medium: Copper alloy, "tinned" surface
Dimensions: Overall: 1 9/16 x 1 5/16 x 1/4 in. (4 x 3.4 x 0.7 cm)
Classification: Metalwork-Copper
Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number: 17.192.189

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