textile / buckle
Iron belt buckle: narrow oval inclined loop; separate tongue with basal disc (X-ray shows silver inlaid quatrefoil on it and transverse lines on pin); remains of tongue-shaped plate with folded flap attachment; profiled edge, lobed for three large copper alloy domed-head attachment rivets (one now missing); textile remains.
- Found/Acquired: Marne (region)
- (Europe,France,Champagne-Ardenne,Marne (Champagne-Ardenne))
- Length: 12.3 centimetres (surviving)
The tongue with bird heads formerly thought to be from this buckle is possibly from ML.3371.
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCS17476
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