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Historical Archive: Continental metalwork and gems
Not datable within period, all fifth century, and sixth century not more closely datable


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ring from Maastricht with Roman intaglio, City of Maastricht
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ring from Maastricht with Roman intaglio: bezel, bird striding left, City of Maastricht
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ring from Maastricht with Roman intaglio: side view, City of Maastricht
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scissors from Rhenen, Leiden
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rock crystal buckles probably from Merovingian contexts, RGM D663 and D62
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rock crystal icosahedron, Merovingian or 1st-2nd c., BM 1923,0401.1184. For another view see BM.
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buckle from Wolfsheim, 5th c., LMM 1979/135
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plaque from Babenhausen, silver gilt, 5th c., LMM N1490
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bow fibula, 5th c., Ommundrød, Vestfold, OHM C 29300a
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buckle, c.400-450 "Hunnic," gold/silver/garnet, Morgan 2012.2:24
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buckle, gold/garnet, c.400-450, Morgan 2012.2:32
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eagle mount, gold/garnet, c.450-500, Morgan 2012.2:53
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buckle, silver gilt/garnet, c.450-early 6th c., KHM VIIa 188
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buckle fr. Åker, c.450-600, OHM C4901, which has its own page
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eagle head strap end, copper alloy/gilt/glass, c.450-700 Gothic or Byzantine, Morgan 2012.2:58
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Gunthamund (484-96), pierced silver Vandal 50 denari, reverse: wreath with DN, Hermitage OH-З-91655
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Thrasamund (496-523), silver Vandal 50 denari, Hermitage OH-З-91683
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shoe buckle from M7 motorway (Hungary) grave 150: silver, late 5th c., Kaposvár. For additional views see this cemetery's page.
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earrings, gold/garnet/glass/pearls/silver/gilt, late 5th-early 6th c., Ostrogothic, Morgan 2012.2:111
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buckle, copper alloy/gilt/garnet/glass, late 5th-early 6th c., Spain? Morgan 2012.2:57
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buckle, bronze and silver, 6th c., MAHSD. For detail see MAHSD.
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buckle with quadruped, bronze, 6th c., MAHSD
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Pierced disk with head of Christ from Limons, gold and garnets, 6th/7th c., CdM
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conical brooch with snakes, bronze, 6th-7th c., OHM C230