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Belt buckle: GR.187.1981

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Buckle, with riveted plate

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.004 m
Height: 0.04 m
Width: 0.017 m

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1981)


1201 AD - 1400 AD

Materials used in production

Copper alloy

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GR.187.1981
Primary reference Number: 70170
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 14 May 2021 Last processed: Saturday 15 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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