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Copper-alloy buckle

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posted on 27.10.2021, 07:20 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Bronze buckle loop, width 2.5cm. Compressed oval loop of circular section, decorated with groups of triple transverse grooves alternating with pairs of punched dots. Hinge bar slightly thinner. Tongue simple but with slightly raised and grooved back, flattened to allow being bent into hook around hinge-bar. No plate, and no trace of one. No trace of iron oxide.

History

Grave ID

Unknown Sibertswold Downs and Barfrestone Grave

Barfrestone or Sibertswold Downs

Sibertswold

Object ID

M6547

Catalogue Number

M 6547

Material

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

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

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

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

buckle

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