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Frankish - Peacock-Shaped Fibula - Walters 57570

Frankish - Peacock-Shaped Fibula - Walters 57570

This fibula is one of a pair crafted in a workshop in northern France. The peacock likely reflects Roman or Byzantine influence, as it is not native to northern France. In early Christian art, the peacock was a... More

Visigothic - Pair of Eagle Fibula - Walters 54421, 54422 - Group (cropped)

Visigothic - Pair of Eagle Fibula - Walters 54421, 54422 - Group (crop...

Walters 54.421 and 54.422 are a pair of superb eagle-shaped fibula found at Tierra de Barros (Badajoz, southwest Spain) made of sheet gold over bronze inlaid with garnets, amythysts, and colored glass. Pendants... More

Visigothic - Pair of Eagle Fibula - Walters 54421, 54422 - Group

Visigothic - Pair of Eagle Fibula - Walters 54421, 54422 - Group

Walters 54.421 and 54.422 are a pair of superb eagle-shaped fibula found at Tierra de Barros (Badajoz, southwest Spain) made of sheet gold over bronze inlaid with garnets, amythysts, and colored glass. Pendants... More