Carpetani Belt Buckle

Illustration

James Blake Wiener
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published on 02 November 2017

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)



About the Author

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 its Communications Director.

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