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Brooch, zoomorphic : bird

(FIB-5183)

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Description:
* The whole body of the bird is treated in the round , wings folded , the very small and right head the general appearance is that of a pigeon or a dove sometimes golden brooches ; hinge between two plates , or spring on a wafer .

Material: bronze



Comments:
     These brooches evoke the Christian symbolism of the dove, the Holy Spirit . The spring joint on a plate indicates wWithout probably the later copies.

Attributions: parure, vêtement (Domain: personal)

Suggested chronology: 400 / 650



Occurences:
1 : Negrar [VR] (IT) (von Hessen 1968, Tav. 26, n°2)
2 : Reichstett, Vieweide [67] (FR), Molsheim, Musée de la Chartreuse, L. 29,3 mm (rens. D. Hoffmann)
3 - 5 : Verona* [VR] (IT), Verona, Museo di Castelvecchio (von Hessen 1968, Tav. 26, n°1, 4, 5) (3 ex.)



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Negrar [VR] (IT) (von Hessen 1968, Tav. 26, n°2) (dessin O. von Hessen)


Reichstett, Vieweide [67] (FR), Molsheim, Musée de la Chartreuse, L. 29,3 mm (ph. D. Hoffmann)


Reichstett, Vieweide [67] (FR), Molsheim, Musée de la Chartreuse, L. 29,3 mm (ph. D. Hoffmann)


Verona* [VR] (IT), Verona, Museo di Castelvecchio (von Hessen 1968, Tav. 26, n°1, 4, 5) (dessin O. von Hessen)


Verona* [VR] (IT), Verona, Museo di Castelvecchio (von Hessen 1968, Tav. 26, n°1, 4, 5) (dessin O. von Hessen)


Verona* [VR] (IT), Verona, Museo di Castelvecchio (von Hessen 1968, Tav. 26, n°1, 4, 5) (dessin O. von Hessen)