Jan 10, 2008

Bow Fibula

Bow Fibula

500–550

Silver gilt and niello

Overall: 7.7 x 4.5 x 1.1 cm (3 1/16 x 1 3/4 x 7/16 in.)

Gift of Joe Hatzenbuehler 2007.222

Did you know?

Niello is a mix of metals that was common material for decorating jewelry at the time.

See also
Department: 
Medieval Art
Type of artwork: 
Jewelry

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