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Claw Bowl

6th century

In the early Middle Ages, glasses were not mass-made products. Instead, they were luxury items, which were adapted to the drinking customs of wealthy Franconians that had been adopted from the Romans. This claw bowl was a valuable piece in the grave of a wealthy woman.

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