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    Treasure of Gourdon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

  • Jessica Snow

    The Treasure of Gourdon – France discovered in 1845, is a hoard of gold, the objects dating to the end of the fifth or beginning of the sixth century, which was secreted soon after 524. When it was found the hoard comprised a chalice (shown), a rectangular paten, similarly applied with garnets and turquoises in cloisonné compartments, together with about a hundred gold coins dating from the reigns of Byzantine emperors Leo I (457-474) through that of Justin I (518-527).

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    A gold chalice from the Treasure of Gourdon || Calice du Trésor_de_Gourdon BNF, Cabinet des médailles_Trésor découvert près de Gourdon (Saône-et-Loire), en 1845. Or, turquoise et grenats, fin du Ve-début du VIe siècle.

  • Noelle Van Sickle

    Gold chalice, with garnet and turquoise, from the The Treasure of Gourdon, unearthed near Gourdon, Saône-et-Loire, in 1845 This was a hoard of gold with coins dating from the reigns of Byzantine emperors Leo I (457–474) through that of Justin I (518–527). which was probably secreted soon after 524. The Merovingian king Clovis I converted to Christianity in 496; the chalice and paten might be called early Merovingian or late Gallo-Roman.

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