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Copper-alloy buckle and plate; organic remains

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posted on 27.10.2021, 19:22 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Bronze buckle-plate, length 2.3cm. Cast metal, in form shield-shaped with hollow back. Around edge ware 5 rivets with domed heads with shanks projecting into hollow area at back, and beyond back edge of plate by 2-2.25mm. Traces of ?leather inside, traces of an iron tongue. The plate has the shaped and bent front of the attachment for the pin-bar of loop, but the loop, which once existed, is now missing.

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Grave ID

Sibertswold Downs Grave 143

Object ID

M6506

Catalogue Number

M 6506

Material

copper alloy, organic (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; bronze, iron, leather) (Antiquarian Material; brass)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

buckle plate (Sonia Hawkes Keyword; buckle plate) (Antiquarian Keyword; buckle shank)

Status

extant

Location

National Museums Liverpool

Collection

Mayer Collection

Original Collection

Faussett

Category ID

buckle

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