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Square-Headed Bow Brooch

Date:
second half 6th century
Culture:
Frankish
Medium:
Silver-gilt, niello
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 3/4 x 1 5/8 x 3/8 in. (9.6 x 4.2 x 1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.192.153
Not on view
Northern France ?; Stanislas Baron, Paris; J. Pierpont Morgan (American), London and New York (until 1917)
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. 235, 351, fig. 20.16.

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