Votive Crown from Visigothic Spain

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 17 October 2017
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This Visigothic votive crown is from 7th-century Spain, and it was made from gold, elements of nacre, amethysts, sapphires, emeralds, and glass beads. It was discovered in 1860 in the "Treasure of Guarrazar" near Toledo, Spain. (Musée de Cluny - Musée national du Moyen Âge, Paris)

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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, October 17). Votive Crown from Visigothic Spain. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7450/votive-crown-from-visigothic-spain/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Votive Crown from Visigothic Spain." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 17, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7450/votive-crown-from-visigothic-spain/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Votive Crown from Visigothic Spain." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 Oct 2017. Web. 20 Jul 2024.

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