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Golden Horde Belt

Golden Horde belt currently at the Hermitage Museum.
The Hermitage Museum's website has this belt dated at 13th - early 14th century. The "Treasures of the Golden Horde" exhibition review at has it as mid-13th century (1227 to mid 1270ies).

The above photograph of the "whole belt" comes from the exhibition review at
The belt is described at the Russian version of the relevant Hermitage page as Gold, consisting of seventeen objects.
According to the same reference, the belt belonged to a representative of the house of Batu-Khan.

Detail of major plates
from the Hermitage Museum.

A closer detail of one of these plates from the review article is provided below.

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