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The Celtic
Chieftain's Grave

Eberdingen-Hochdorf (Baden-Württemberg)

Snake Brooches

Two golden snake brooches

Two identical brooches, one of which has been slightly compressed, are composed of seven parts. The body is of solid gold, the hoops have been hammered out in a square cross-section. The garment hooks were joined with a piece of fluted sheet metal.

Length 6,5 and 6,1 cm;
Weight 16,88 and 17,07 g
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25 Aug. 2010 - Translated by Harry Meinhardt (2001). - If you have any comments or questions, please contact me at: