Danube Virtual Museum

Fibula type Reggio Emilia

Title: Fibula type Reggio Emilia
Site: Belgrade Fortress
Location/Region: Belgrade
Chrolonology: 1 AD - 500
Museum: Belgrade City Museum
Country: Serbia
Epoch: Early Middle Ages
Closer Dating: Last decade of 5th century
Material: Bronze, silver, gild, almandin
Dimensions: 1) L 12,9; W 7; H 2 cm 2) L 12,8; W 6,4; H 1,9 cm
Production Technique: Notched molding, insertion
Bibliography: Bisеniја Pеtrоvić i dr., Мuzеј grаdа Bеоgrаdа, ur. Sеfеrоvić Nаdа, Bеоgrаd: Мuzеј grаdа Bеоgrаdа, 2003.

Description

A pair of silver fibula type Reggio Emilia was used for fastening the robe. They were discovered in necropolis dated from migration of people. Jewelry most probably belonged to a member of the Germanic tribes, more specifically Ostogoths who, according to historic data, remained in area of Roman Singidunum for shorter of longer period of time.