Anglo-Saxon 'Dished' Buckle 019152

Anglo-Saxon 'Dished' Buckle 019152
Anglo-Saxon 'Dished' Buckle
Copper-alloy, 5.14 grams, 34.17 mm. 6th century AD. A cast D-shaped buckle of dished profile, with heavy ribbed detailing. The tongue is flat in section and curved over the front edge of the buckle loop. The fold rectangular plate has a double border of punched-dot decoration surrounding the central rivet hole. Similar to a pair of buckles from the Barrington (Cambridge) cemetery. Reference: MacGregor, A. & Bolick, E. A Summary Catalogue of the Anglo-Saxon Collections (Non-Ferrous Metals) BAR British Series 230, 1993, pp.203 item 34.41. Good very fine condition. Provenance: from an old English collection.
 
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