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bronze buckle in a shape of owl depicts Peter
A bronze buckle in a shape of owl depicts Peter, Paul in two medallions, bull and chi roh (X P) on both side – Eastern Mediterranean littoral Early Byzantine period.
Date: 4th-7th century AD.
bronze buckle is a classic object for depicting religious motifs.
Worn close to the body they were decorated with crosses, biblical personalities and biblical stories, and as such served as amulets.