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Tinned copper alloy buckle-plate fragment: triangular, with incised, dotted basket interlace; attachment lug at back; antique repair; one domed-head pseudo-rivet and base of another remain.
- Production date
Length: 56 millimetres
- 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
See B. Ager, 1997, “Recent re-discoveries in the Continental Early Medieval Collections of the British Museum”, in G. de Boe and F. Verhaeghe (eds.), Papers of the “Medieval Europe. Brugge 1997” Conference, vol. 10, Zellik, pp. 139-144.
- Not on display
- Antique repair; tinning worn off.
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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