Copper-alloy buckle and plate
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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.