Danube Virtual Museum

Fibula - brooch

Title: Fibula - brooch
Site:
Location/Region: Velesnica, Kladovo Municipality
Chrolonology: 500 - 1000
Museum: National Museum in Belgrade
Country: Serbia
Period: Slavic settlement in the Balkan peninsula
Epoch: Early Middle Ages
Culture: Slavic
Closer Dating: 6th-7th century AD
Material: Bronze ( low quality silver)
Dimensions: L 13 cm, W 7, 2 cm
Production Technique: Casting
Bibliography: D. Dimitrijević, J. Kovačević, Z. Vinski, Seoba naroda - arheološki nalazi jugoslovenskogPodunavlja, Narodni muzej Zemun, katalog izložbe, Zemun 1962, 122.

Description

Fibula with a human mask on its plate and a semi-circular head adorned with seven prongs. Plate and the head of fibula are decorated with geometric floral patterns.