Bronze, 1 7/8” length of “amphora” type. See image 43 for anear identical example dated mid 4th century AD. While it is stated that it was attached to the belt with a hinge, this example is in better preservation clearly show that it was attached by encasing the belt, sandwiched and secured with two pins. It is those pins, in their illustration obscured by rust, which are mistakenly identified as a hinge pin. Rare and exceptional
Stock Number: A8378

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