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Der römische Bergkristallring aus dem langobardischen Gräberfeld Holubice

A Roman rock crystal ring from the Lombard burial ground at Holubice

In Grave 95 of the burial ground at Holubice an amulet was found at the left shank of the buried individual, where a rock crystal pendant was replaced by another valuable object – a 1st/2nd century Roman rock crystal ring. Rings of this type are known almost exclusively from Rhineland and Gaul. The specimen from Holubice represents an "eastern outlier" which, moreover, was found beyond the frontie…