Rich Alemanni Grave Goods

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 01 December 2018
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This collection of rich Alemanni grave goods dates from c. 550 CE, and it was found on Bäckerstrasse in what is present-day Zurich, Switzerland. Of particular note are the bird-shaped brooches made of gold with almadine (gemstone) inlay. (Landesmuseum, Zürich).

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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. (2018, December 01). Rich Alemanni Grave Goods. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9626/rich-alemanni-grave-goods/

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