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Copper-alloy shield-on-tongue buckle and plate

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posted on 2021-10-27, 19:22 authored by Helena HamerowHelena Hamerow
Bronze buckle and plate, length 5.7cm. Narrow oval loop with straight bar, and tongue with flat shield on back in lower plane. Triangular plate with two small and 1 large (at foot) domed studs with beaded wire collars, covering functional rivets which appear on underside. Plate made in one with shield-shaped tab which is bend over back. Plate decorated with lines of dots down sides, middle and across top. Tongue attached by bronze hook.

History

Grave ID

Sibertswold Downs Grave 142

Object ID

M6505

Catalogue Number

M 6505

Material

copper alloy (Sonia Hawkes Material Notes; bronze) (Antiquarian Material; brass)

Complete Keyword List (Including Alternatives)

shield-on-tongue 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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