The J. Paul Getty Museum

Belt Buckle (2 Pieces)

Object Details

Title:

Belt Buckle (2 Pieces)

Artist/Maker:

Unknown

Culture:

Etruscan

Place:

Etruria (Place Created)

Date:

700–650 B.C.

Medium:

Bronze

Object Number:

75.AC.72

Dimensions:

5.4 × 6.8 cm (2 1/8 × 2 11/16 in.)

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Object Description

Nearly identical to 75.AC.33, this belt clasp has two hooks in the shape of panther heads. According to museum records, the two sets were reportedly found together, but this cannot been verified.

Provenance
Provenance
- 1975

Bruce McNall, donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1975.

Bibliography
Bibliography

Frel, Jiří. Recent Acquisitions of Antiquities: The J. Paul Getty Museum. June 1 - September 3, 1976. Exhibition brochure. (Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1976), p. 7. no. 48.