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Copper-alloy buckle and plate

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posted on 27.10.2021, 15:31 by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Bronze buckle: D-shaped plate cast in one piece with plate, total length 2.8cm. Very stylised animal heads at ends of hinge-bar, picked out by tooling; decorative notching and two rows of punched tooling around edge of plate, which has two rivet holes; simple tongue hinging through rectangular hole at top of plate.Parallels: the other Sarre eg. of my Class IIIB buckles, early Frankish type.

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Grave ID

Sarre Grave Unk

Object ID

SarUnk_buckle5

Catalogue Number

Unaccessioned

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

Maidstone Museum

Collection

Kent Archaeological Society

Category ID

buckle

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