Large Ring Fibula, Bronze

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This stunning ring brooch in Borre-style bases on an original find from grave no. 643 of the viking grave field of Birka, Sweden. The town was the most important trading centre of northern europe, located on an island in the Mälar-lake near the modern city of Stockholm. Birka had it´s heydays in the 9th and the early 10th century.

Our reconstruction is handcrafted from real bronze. To harden the pin, it is additionally forged. Length 205mm.

 

Photo of the original

Literature:
BIRKA I; Die Gräber, Tafeln, ed. Holger Arbman, Kungl.Vitterhets Historie och Antikvitets Akademien Stockholm, 288 Seiten (1940) 
BIRKA I; Die Gräber, Text, ed. Holger Arbman, Kungl.Vitterhets Historie och Antikvitets Akademien Stockholm, 567 Seiten (1943)

 


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