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Lunula pendants

The bronze pendants had been already used by the Celtic tribes. The form of a hanging crescent moon was fastened to a broad tube, through which a ribbon was threaded. The examples from Miltenberg are especially well crafted.

Location
Excavation 1971 and 1975 in the fort area (B. Beckmann).

Archaeology
Bronze sheet, fragment, length 2.2cm.

Literature
Beckmann 2004, 183.

Lunula pendants
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1 Lunula pendants © Museum der Stadt Miltenberg

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