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  • Description

    Copper alloy buckle, undecorated and oval in cross-section. The tongue is damaged and corroded onto the buckle-plate. The buckle-plate itself is small, fragmentary and has three rivet holes. The whole buckle is green and heavily corroded. Excavated from Area C and shoes complex.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • early 7thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 0.9 centimetres (loop)
    • Width: 1.8 centimetres (loop)
    • Length: 0.8 centimetres (plate, estimated original)
    • Width: 1.2 centimetres (plate, estimated original)
    • Thickness: 0.025 centimetres (plate)
  • Bibliography

    • Bruce-Mitford 1983 Fig. 554a-c bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Excavated 1939

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


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Object reference number: MCS13389

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