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Former Names & Derivations
Borne, Burna, Patricburn, Patrickeburn, Patrickesborne, Patrikkesbourne

A Frankish buckle from Bifrons Anglo-Saxon Cemetery

The KAS recently received a research enquiry from Vienna, from a researcher studying Globasnitz Ostrogothic cemetery in Carinthia, Austria. She had come across an old published photograph of a buckle from Bifrons Anglo-Saxon cemetery, part of the KAS Collection, which seemed to be the only good counterpart to an example at Globasnitz. She was keen to get more information about the find and its context and a better photograph. Her particular interest is in the buckle itself, rather than its decorative fittings.