Anglo-Saxon 'Shield on Tongue' Buckle Tongue 022379

Anglo-Saxon 'Shield on Tongue' Buckle Tongue 022379
Anglo-Saxon 'Shield on Tongue' Buckle Tongue
Copper-alloy, 8.40 grams, 34.91 mm. Circa 6th century AD. A cast copper-alloy buckle tongue with curved tip to sit against the leading edge of the buckle loop. The rear features a block shaped like a violin, a stylistic feature of Merovingian style kidney-shaped buckles (Marzinzik's Type I.2) of the 6th century. The attachment loop on the rear is partly present. Reference: Marzinzik, S. Early Anglo-Saxon Belt Buckles (Late 5th to early 8th Centuries AD) - Their Classification and Context, BAR British Series 357, London, 2003 p.482. Fine condition. Provenance: found Norfolk, England.

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