Visigothic Buckle


Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
published on 13 May 2016
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This gilded Visigothic buckle has chip-carved decoration which characterizes much of the art at this time of extensive migration. Possibly from Spain or southern France. Circa 400s-650s CE. (The British Museum, London)

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2016, May 13). Visigothic Buckle. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Amin, Osama S. M. "Visigothic Buckle." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 13 May 2016. Web. 21 Jan 2021.

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