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Early Medieval (400AD - 1099AD)

Craft, industry and trade

Belt buckle with belt plate

Description:

Belt buckle with belt plate. the pin is missing. The securing plate has been broken into three parts, it would have been secured to a leather belt by a single bronze rivet. It was found in a grave dating to the late 6th or early 7th century, but parallels from York show this basic buckle style continued in use through to the 10th century.

Materials/Media:
Copper alloy
Source:
The Whithorn Trust
Digital Number:
WTAH014


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