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Necklace:     Migration Period, Germanic (?)    Second Half 4th Century AD                                                      ...

) Second Half Century AD .

Brooch [Eastern Germanic] (47.100.19) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Brooch -- Half, Century -- Eastern Germanic -- Silver with gold sheet overlay & garnets -- The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Odin's birds, a pair of harness mounts from Gotland. The exaggerated beaks and talons emphasize the ferocity of the eagles which were widely associated with the cult of Odin. Country of Origin: Sweden. Culture: Viking. Place of Origin: Vallstenarum, Vallstena parish. Material Size: gilt-bronze. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Statens Historiska Museum, Stockholm . Location: 18.

Odin's birds, a pair of Viking harness mounts from Gotland, Sweden. The exaggerated beaks and talons emphasize the ferocity of the eagles which were widely associated with the cult of Odin. Made of gilt-bronze.

ANGLO SAXON GOLD RING. Lobed quatrefoil design, each of the four panels decorated with a stylised creature, which from the top, appear to be a hare or rabbit, a bird of prey, a swan and a dog; at the centre there is a flowerhead with eight petals. The hoop with lettering reading CYNEFRID between two crosses and flanked by a stylised deer and a hare to each shoulder. The decoration and lettering would have stood out from the niello background (now mostly lost), mid-9th century, 23.2 by 19.0…

ANGLO SAXON GOLD RING Of lobed quatrefoil design. The hoop with lettering reading CYNEFRID between two crosses and flanked by a stylised deer and a hare to each shoulder.

Dragonesque brooch, 1st or 2nd century AD. Romano-British. Via British Museum. Dragonesque brooches were not only decorative objects, but also functional fasteners - a strongly-curved pin (missing on this example) would have held a thick fold of cloth.

"Dragonesque" brooch - British Roman - century AD - "The 'dragonesque' form of this brooch is typically Romano-British: first appearing after the start of the Roman conquest of southern England in AD but embodying native artistic taste.

Intaglio in ring Period: Migration Date: 7th century A.D. Culture: Langobardic Medium: Chalcedony, gold

Intaglio in ring Period: Migration Date: century A. Culture: Langobardic Medium: Chalcedony, gold Dimensions: × in. cm) Width: in.

The Alfred Jewel, found in Somerset in 1693, dated to the late 9th Century rule of Alfred the Great. It is made of enamel, gold, and rock crystal. The inscription reads 'AELFRED MEC HEHT GEWYRCAN' ('Alfred ordered me to be made') It was attached to a wood pointer for reading words in a manuscript and resides at the The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford.

The Alfred Jewel. Anglo-Saxon, enamel and quartz enclosed in gold. Discovered in 1693 and dated to the late century. Made during the reign of Alfred the Great and inscribed with "aelfred mec heht gewyrcan", which means "Alfred ordered me made".

Gold ring, the circular bezel set with a medallion in cloisonné enamel with a triskele device. Decorated with pelleted and toothed borders, Anglo Saxon, 9th century.

Gold ring, the circular bezel set with a medallion in cloisonné enamel with a triskele device. Decorated with pelleted and toothed borders, Anglo Saxon, century.

S-Shaped Fibula | Cleveland Museum of Art S-Shaped Fibula, 500s Alemannic, 6th century silver gilt with garnets and niello,

S-Shaped Fibula, Alemannic, century silver gilt with garnets and niello, Overall: x x cm x x inches). Gift of Joe Hatzenbuehler Location: Migration Period & Coptic

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