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Viking buckle with bird heads - 9th century find

Viking buckle with bird heads - 9th century find

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This buckle is based on a find from a grave from Frøyland in Rogaland, Norway. It was a male burial and is believed to be from the Vendal period (9th century). 

This solid brass buckle features two animal heads (probably birds) with engraved lines along their necks. 

Measurements:

Viking L= 3.5 cm, W= 4 cm, Bar length= 2.2 cm

Real examples of this buckle can be found at:

https://www.unimus.no/portal/#/things/acbb751b-c25d-444c-9630-bd74063200b6

There is an excellent English language article about this piece at the Project Forlog website: https://sagy.vikingove.cz/en/the-belt-from-froyland-norway/

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