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Five brooches, including:

1 – a bronze brooch with an openwork head;
2 – a bronze radiate-headed brooch with five knobs;
3 – a bronze radiate-headed brooch with three knobs (two knobs survived), with silver and gold inlay;
4 – a bronze brooch with an openwork head;
5 – a bronze radiate-headed brooch with five knobs.

Discovery: the excavations at the cemetery at Tumiany were conducted in 1970-1972 by Krzysztof Dąbrowski and Tadeusz Baranowski from the Institute of History of Material Culture (the modern-day Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology) of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw. The first excavation, as early as in 1893, was ran by Johannes Heydeck from the Prussian Society of Antiquities.


the 5th century – the 8th century AD

Museum collection:

the Museum of Warmia and Masuria in Olsztyn

by M.J. Hoffmann

Exhibition organised by:

mns uw

Project co-organised by:

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