Romanesque Lion Brooch, Bronze

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In the Middle Ages, the lion was a popular animal at coat of arms. He was a symbol for strength and justice and a symbol for Jesus Christ. Another brooch from Rottweil/Germany, is decorated with a Jesus head, and also this brooch from Monte Iato / Sizilia is an unconventional depiction. It dates to the late 10th / 11th century AD. This mythical beasts are animals were used as protective amulets. Handcrafted from real Bronze with iron needle.

Lit:
Dieter Quast, Eine singuläre romanische Fibel aus der Gegend von Rottweil, In: Archäologisches Korrespondenzblatt Heft2/2003, Mainz 2003
Eine ähnliche Mittelalter Fibel aus einer französischen Sammlung: Löwenfibel

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