16 March 2017
A BRONZE OPENWORK BELT BUCKLE HALF
6TH-3RD CENTURY BC
The belt buckle half is cast in openwork with two vertical rows of recumbent animals with backward-turned heads and long tails, and the joined body of two similar animals form the curved bar from which projects the raptor-head hook opposite a small loop at the other edge.
3 in. (7.6 cm.) wide
Joseph G. Gerena, New York, 1996.
The Erwin Harris Collection, Miami, Florida.
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