Bronze belt panel. France or Rhine, 6th-7th Century A.D.

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Bronze belt panel, back with green excavation patina, stripped surface

From a masculine burial site, it displays tasks representations by humans and animals with deep engraved outlines. We note the presence of two fixation rivets (the third is missing) ornated with human heads.

France or Rhine, 6th-7th Century A.D.

Length: 15 cm (6 in.).

Bibliography:
" Art Mérovingien ", Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels. Exhibition catalogue February 2-March 16, 1954, pls. 20 and 21.

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2012120720