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Silver Byzantine Brooch

Silver Byzantine Brooch

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Weight: 4 grams. 

Materials: Silver

Date: Byzantine, 7th - 10th Century AD

Provenance: Acquired from an Austrian collector.

A brooch from the Byzantine Empire that is made of silver. The Byzantine Empire, which existed from the 4th century to the 15th century, encompassed a vast region in Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Byzantine jewelry is known for its intricate designs and skilled craftsmanship.

A Byzantine brooch served as both a decorative accessory and a functional fastening mechanism for garments. These brooches were often made of precious metals silver 


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