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Identifier: artscraftsofourt00brow
Title: The arts and crafts of our Teutonic forefathers
Year: 1910 (1910s)
Authors: Brown, Gerard Baldwin, 1849-1932
Subjects: Decorative arts, Germanic Art, Germanic Germanic peoples -- Jewelry Decoration and ornament, Germanic
Publisher: London, Edinburgh, T. N. Foulis
Contributing Library: Wellesley College Library
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79 80 77. CRYSTAL BALI. FOUND IN THE GRAVEOF- CHILDERIC. 79. FLINT AND STEEL FROM I.USSY, FRI-KOURG. 78. KEYS IN MUSEUM OF COPENHAGEN,VIKING PERIOD. 80. IRON SlIT, MUSI-.UM AT WORnLS. CHAPTER VIII SEPULCHRAL OBJECTS NOT IN PERSONAL USE Coins, spoons, crystal balls, etc.; keys, strike-a-lights, etc. Vessels ;sepulchral urns and other receptacles of clay, mounted woodenbuckets, bronze bowls, vases of glass. Horse furniture. A BRIEF chapter under the above heading may serveto complete the inventory of the more importantclasses of objects composing Teutonic tomb furni-ture. The archaeological importance of coins as help-ing to fix dates has already been noticed (ante, p.27). They were used however very commonly asornamental pendants, as illustrated in fig. 109, andfor the same purpose were rudely copied in the formof the so-termed bracteates. These bracteates,or barbarous imitations of Roman or Byzantinecoins, are a speciality of the Scandinavian region andsome specimens will be found fig

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