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Copper-alloy buckle and plate

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posted on 27.10.2021, 07:20 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Bronze buckle and plate, total length 2.8cm. Oval loop decorated with 3 groups of transverse grooves. No tongue. Rectangular bronze plate, ?gilt, made of sheet metal doubled over bar of loop, cut out to admit tongue (missing) and edges of loop for snug fit, decorated at base with 2 groups of transverse grooves, with rivets between them, 3 in number, 2 heads left, one entirely missing. Rest of plate covered with lightly scratched cross-hatching.

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Grave ID

Unknown Sibertswold Downs and Barfrestone Grave

Barfrestone or Sibertswold Downs

Sibertswold

Object ID

M6573

Catalogue Number

M 6573

Material

copper alloy (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; bronze) (Antiquarian Material; N/A)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

buckle plate (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; buckle plate) (Antiquarian Keyword; N/A)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

buckle

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