CERAMIC PENDANT WITH LOGO
Based on a rattle originally cast in bronze hanging on a bronze lid. The original decorated vessel is from the Kröllkogel princely burial mound in Kleinklein near Großklein in Austria.
Pendants like these were used to decorate various objects and it is believed that the noise they made kept the evil spirits away.
The original decorated lid, whisc can be dated to 6th century BC, is exibited in Archaeology Museum, Universalmuseum Joanneum in Graz in Austria.
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