Carpetani Belt Buckle


James Blake Wiener
published on 02 November 2017
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This belt buckle depicts wild boars and is made from bronze, silver, and gilded silver. It was made by members of the Carpetani culture around the 3rd-2nd century BCE, and it was discovered in the province of Toledo, Spain. (Museo Arqueológico Nacional, Madrid)

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, November 02). Carpetani Belt Buckle. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Wiener, James B. "Carpetani Belt Buckle." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 02, 2017.

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Wiener, James B. "Carpetani Belt Buckle." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 02 Nov 2017. Web. 20 Jan 2021.

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