- Museum number
Copper alloy buckle: oval inclined loop with two ribbed panels on top and incised zigzags; tinned tongue with damaged basal disc and linear border; hinged triangular plate with flanged edge, lobed for three pseudo-rivets (all now missing); incised herringbone pattern with triangular ends; attachment lugs at back; antique repair to hinge.
- Production date
Length: 11.40 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