Crimean Gothic Buckle

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 13 May 2016

This gilded silver buckle with an eagle's head is typical of the northern Black Sea area which was settled by the Crimean Goths. From Kerch, Crimea, Ukraine. Circa 400-650 CE. (The British Museum, London)



About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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