Iron buckle plate: tongue-shaped with profiled edge; silver encrusted and brass inlaid linear and four-looped animal interlace in central "cartouche"; originally five domed-head copper alloy rivets, only three remain.
- Length: 11.5 centimetres (surviving)
Comment from Kidd, Haith & Ager ‘Summary Catalogue’ (draft MS)
Unrecorded, but said to be from "the district of the Rhine and Moselle", Germany; recent research has shown that the vendor has been notoriously unreliable.
Given by The Friends of The British Museum
Acquired from David Reiling of Mainz through Max Rosenheim
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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Object reference number: MCS12487
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