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A brooch found in grave 8 (type A.VI.1.172) – a tendril form with an arched bow decorated with ornament of a zigzag and a straight line, with a lower chord. The grave inventory included also two other brooches, a necklace of glass and amber beads, a spindle whorl, a comb, bronze rings and a pottery vessel.

The brooch from grave 9 (type A.V.2, B of Machajewski) – a tendril form with a narrow foot, an arched bow, a short catchplate and a lower chord. It was found with a necklace of glass and amber beads.
Type A.VI.1.172 brooches appear in the Czech Republic and Moravia, whereas type A.V.2, B are common in the central European zone and Scandinavia.

A chance discovery of a cemetery (grave 1) in 1936 made by a resident of Dębczyno, E. Schiewe. It was excavated by H. J. Eggers in 1937 (graves 2–11) and by Cz. Strzyżewski from the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań in 1970–1971 (graves 2a, 12–54). Both brooches had been taken out of the museum in Szczecin during World War II and hidden in Mołtowo near Kołobrzeg where they were found once again in 2016.


the second half of the 3rd century AD

Museum collection:

the National Museum in Szczecin

by H. Machajewski

Exhibition organised by:

mns uw

Project co-organised by:

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