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Buckle

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This bronze buckle includes an oval loop attached to a rectangular fastener with curved corner components. Attached to the fastener is a curved prong with folded hinge. The metal shows a light green patina over most surfaces.

Provenance

From Luristan, 1930: purchased by the MFA through Mr. Upham Pope.* (Accession date: August 7, 1930) *Ninety-five objects, numbered 30.544-30.637 were purchased as a group for $15,000, plus a $2250 commission.

Credit Line

Maria Antoinette Evans Fund

Near Eastern, Iranian, Luristan, Iron Age, 7th–4th century B.C.

Dimensions

Length: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.630

Medium or Technique

Bronze

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Costumes