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  • Description

    Silver counter-plate to a buckle, damaged, with the tip and part of one long edge missing. At the broad edge are two rivets-holes, one with a dome-headed rivet in situ. Decorated with a punched design similar to buckles 1939,1010.137 and 138, with a band of punched triangles running along the edges, and anothed running down the centre line of the plate. Excavated from Area C and shoes complex.


  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • early 7thC
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  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 2 centimetres
    • Width: 1.7 centimetres (max)
  • Bibliography

    • Bruce-Mitford 1983 Figs. 542a, 543a bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    1980 10 Mar-30 Sep, Sweden, Stockholm, Statens Historika Museum, The Vikings are Here

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Excavated 1939

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

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Object reference number: MCS16955

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