Votive Crown from Visigothic Spain

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 17 October 2017
Votive Crown from Visigothic Spain

This Visigothic votive crown is from 7th-century Spain, and it was made from gold, elements of nacre, amethysts, sapphires, emeralds, and glass beads. It was discovered in 1860 in the "Treasure of Guarrazar" near Toledo, Spain. (Musée de Cluny - Musée national du Moyen Âge, Paris)


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James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, October 17). Votive Crown from Visigothic Spain. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/7450/

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Wiener, James B. "Votive Crown from Visigothic Spain." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 17, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/image/7450/.

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Wiener, James B. "Votive Crown from Visigothic Spain." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 17 Oct 2017. Web. 24 Jun 2019.

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