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Belt Buckle

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Museu Nacional Arqueològic de Tarragona (MNAT)

Museu Nacional Arqueològic de Tarragona (MNAT)

Visigothic belt buckle with a “lyriformis” silhouette, decorated with three peripheral ribs with serpent stylisation and in the interior a stylised crocodile. It is a theme from the Fables of the Physiologist common in Byzantine gold and silverwork.

Inventory number: MNAT P-2606

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Details

  • Title: Belt Buckle
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Location: Early Christian Necropolis of Tarragona
  • Physical Dimensions: 7.8 cm
  • Type: Belt buckle
  • Medium: Bronze

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