- Museum number
Tinned copper alloy buckle: oval inclined loop with tongue rest and cast linear decoration; strangulated tongue with basal shield with incised fret border; hinged triangular plate lobed for five domed-head pseudo-rivets (all now missing except for stubs of three) and incised with fret border enclosing two round-ended crosses in panels divided by zigzags; attachment lugs at back; antique repair to tongue.
- Production date
Length: 11.50 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; tinning very worn.
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number