Foto: AMHMiddle Age

Hamburg Archaeological Museum

Hamburg Archaeological Museum
Hamburg, Germany

Temple-rings were typical jewellery of Slavic women. Mostly they were made of copper alloys, rarely of silver. They probably originally belonged to burials. The silver ring with an animal head, found on the Cathedral Square, could best be compared to the gold ring from Lübeck.


  • Title: Temple-rings
  • Creator: Foto: AMH
  • Date: Middle Age
  • Location: Hamburg-Altstadt, Domplatz
  • Provenance: Archäologisches Museum Hamburg Stadtmuseum Harburg|Helms-Museum
  • Type: Jewellery
  • Medium: Silver

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