Danube Virtual Museum

Fibula

Title: Fibula
Location/Region: Kovin-Park, South Banat
Chrolonology: 500 - 1000
Museum: Military Museum in Belgrade
Country: Serbia
Period: Early Middle Ages
Epoch: Migration of peoples
Culture: German tribes
Closer Dating: 6th century
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: L 5,4 cm
Production Technique: Casting, carving, etching
Bibliography: M. Peković, Arheološka zbirka Vojnog muzeja u Beogradu / Archaeological Collection of the Military Museum in Belgrade. Beograd 2006.

Description

Bronze two-headed fibula with a richly decorated serrated head. The second head is largely damaged. Fibula bow has three plastic ribs – the middle one is etched. Pin and spring are missing.