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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery

Belt End

400-600 (made)
Place of origin

Gold belt end with leopards flanking a chalice

Object details

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Materials and techniques
Brief description
Belt end with leopards flanking a chalice, Byzantine Empire, 400-600; gold embossed and chased. Said to have been found in Malaga.
Physical description
Gold belt end with leopards flanking a chalice
  • Height: 5.6cm
  • Width: 2.8cm
  • Depth: 0.6cm
Object history
The belt end is said to have been found near Malaga.
Subjects depicted
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Record createdSeptember 6, 2004
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