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S-Shaped Fibula

S-Shaped Fibula

500s

Silver gilt with garnets and niello

Overall: 2.2 x 1.6 x 0.8 cm (7/8 x 5/8 x 5/16 in.)

Gift of Joe Hatzenbuehler 2007.226

Fun Fact

This fibula is attributed to the Alemanni, meaning "all men," who got their name from being a group of many Germanic tribes.

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