- Museum number
Copper alloy buckle; tongue, now separate, with basal shield and incised animal mask and geometric decoration; hinged sub-circular plate; incised geometric and animal decoration; attachment lugs at back; antique repair; three domed-head pseudo-rivets.
- Production date
Length: 7.70 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- 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
- Not on display
- Antique repair.
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number