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Creator Nationality: European; Northern European; Visigothic
Creator Name-CRT: Visigothic, probably made in Spain
Title: Belt Buckle
View: Principal view
Creation Start Date: 550
Creation End Date: 599
Creation Date: Second half 6th c.
Creation Place: probably Spain
Object Type: Costume and Jewelry
Materials and Techniques: Attachment plate, base plate: copper alloy-wrought sheet; cells-garnet (foil), glass (green, red cabochon), lapis lazuli, cuttlefish bone; gilt. Tongue: copper alloy-cast; cells-garnet (foil); gilt. Loop: copper alloy-cast; gilt.
Dimensions: L. 13.6 cm
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 1988.305a-b
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1988
Provenance: Ex coll.: [Robert Haber & Associates, Inc., Ancient Art, New York]
AMICA ID: MMA_.1988.305a-b
AMICA Library Year: 2001
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