Copper alloy buckle: oval inclined loop; strangulated tongue with basal shield; hinged triangular plate with profiled edge, an animal head along each side; incised Style II animal interlace in central triangle; attachment lugs at back; three domed-head pseudo-rivets; traces of tinning at end.
- Length: 11.9 centimetres (incl no 95)
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
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCS11505
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