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.

Lit: Dieter Quast, Eine singulre romanische Fibel aus der Gegend von Rottweil, In: Archologisches Korrespondenzblatt Heft2/2003, Mainz 2003

Handcrafted from high quality 925 silver with hard iron pin.

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