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  • Brooch, 600–700
    Vendel
    Copper alloy with gilding; Diam. 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm)
    Gift of Alastair Bradley Martin, 1953 (53.48.6)

    This brooch is from the Vendel period in Swedish history, which precedes the Viking age. Abstractly designed small brooches like these were fashionable until Viking oval brooches replaced them.

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  • Brooch, 600–700
    Vendel
    Copper alloy with gilding; Diam. 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm)
    Gift of Alastair Bradley Martin, 1953 (53.48.6)

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