Merovingian Amber Necklace

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James Blake Wiener
published on 11 November 2017

This necklace made from amber was found in a Merovingian tomb located in Sint-Gillis-bij-Dendermonde, Belgium. It dates from the second half of the 5th century to the early 6th century CE. (Musée du Cinquantenaire, Brussels)

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About the Author

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, November 11). Merovingian Amber Necklace. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Wiener, James Blake. "Merovingian Amber Necklace." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 11, 2017.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Merovingian Amber Necklace." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 11 Nov 2017. Web. 03 Feb 2023.