Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Merovingian Treasures

Merovingian bees and crystal ball both found in the tomb of Childeric I. Merovingian ring (6th-7th c.) with monogram, Germany. Châsse de Teudéric, Saint Maurice d'Agaune, époque de la Gaule mérovingienne (485 - 751 ap. JC), or cloisoné de grenat. From the Treasure of Gourdon; lost around 524, recovered in 1845. The hoard features a chalice and paten in Merovingian style.

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