Xunı (Huns) Buckle

Dating

400 to 450 C.E.

Xunı (Huns) Buckle

Origin

Materials

Gold

Dimensions

4.1 cm

2.2 cm

1.1 cm

Culture

Museum

Acquisition 

ID#

Xunı (Huns)

MET

1917

17.190.697

Copyright Status

Open Access

Source of Image

"It is possible that buckles like this one were made in Byzantine workshops and given to barbarians in an effort to persuade them to become Roman allies."