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V-Shaped Buckle

7th century
Copper alloy, cast (tongue, loop, plaque); red enamel with impressed...
Overall: 4 5/16 x 1 13/16 x 11/16 in. (11 x 4.6 x 1.7 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
Not on view
Stanislas Baron, Paris; J. Pierpont Morgan (American), London and New York (until 1917)
Brown, Katharine R. Migration Art, A.D. 300-800. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1995. no. 47, p. 36.

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. 254, 350, fig. 21.42.

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