Alemanni Belt Buckles

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James Blake Wiener
published on 18 December 2018

These Alemanni belt buckles are made from elk antlers and bronze. They date from the 6th or 7th century CE and come from a cemetery in Kallnach-Bergweg, which is located in Canton Bern, Switzerland. (Landesmuseum, Z├╝rich.)

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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. (2018, December 18). Alemanni Belt Buckles. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Wiener, James B. "Alemanni Belt Buckles." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 18, 2018.

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Wiener, James B. "Alemanni Belt Buckles." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 18 Dec 2018. Web. 24 Apr 2019.

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