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Hungarian   The tarsoly mounts of   English
the Tiszaeszlár-Bashalom cemetery II.

Hozzáadhatod e lapot a kedvencekhez

Leather tarsoly

 

 

 

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The small mounts were left in the disturbed and robbed grave.
The tarsoly mounts of the Tiszaeszlár-Bashalom cemetery II.
Photo: József Hapák, data: Ancient Hungarians, Magyar Nemzeti Múzeum 1996

Provenance:
Grave No. 13 of the 2nd cemetery, about 200 m of distance of the first cemetery at Fenyvesdomb, North of Bashalom, East of Tiszeszlár, Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg county.

Discovery of the finding:
In 1947, József Rohács of Tiszeszlár, an amateur archaeologist continued the excavations of the first findspot, and succeeded in finding an even richer cemetery than the first one of Tiszaeszlár.

Material:
Silver gilt.

Size:
10x13 mm.

Preparation method:

 

Detail of the tarsoly mounts of the Tiszaeszlár-Bashalom cemetery II.
Photo: József Hapák, data: Ancient Hungarians, Magyar Nemzeti Múzeum 1996
   

Artwork:
The border of the tarsoly was studded with a line of triangular mounts ornamented with a trefoil palmette, whose lower leaves enclose two small, round openings. The one leaf-shaped, and four triangular mounts of the closing strap are similarly decorated with palmettes. The parallel of this mount-ornamented tarsoly is known from Karos and from Eastern-Europe.

Usage:

Inventory number:
Magyar Nemzeti Múzeum, Budapest - 60.18.4.A.

Literature:
Dienes 1986, 102.

Detail of a former map
The provenance of the tarsoly finding can be found on this map detail of Szabolcs county from 1913.
Source: Map-collection of the National Széchényi Library of Budapest

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