Tinned copper alloy cast belt buckle: (separate) narrow oval loop an inclined strip with rib on either side of tongue-rest; tongue with broad basal shield and hinged shield-shaped plate; bevelled edge; incised geometric decoration on pointillé ground: a row of arcs across end, then a band of angular scroll, then panel of arcs with matching border; three domed-head pseudo-rivets; attachment lugs at back.


Thing

Made Of
copper alloy, tin
Type of Thing
buckle
Techniques
cast, incised, pointillé, bevelled, tinned

People

Acquired From
Morel, Léon to The British Museum

Place

Found In
Grèves, Les

Time

Acquired In
1901
Made
7thC
Period/Culture
Merovingian

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