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7th-8th century, Early Middle Ages, Italian Lombard Marble Head
The Lombards (in Latin, Langobardi and Lombardi after the twentieth century except in southern Italy, which will retain the name of Langobardi until the twelfth century) were a Germanic people from the Baltic, belonging more specifically to the group of Germans of the Elbe but native to southern Scandinavia according to their own oral tradition reported by their historian Paul Deacon at the end of the twentieth century. This people, under the leadership of their king Alboin, invaded Italy in 568 until the end of the eleventh century.
The Lombards introduced their own artistic tradition, marked by a Germanic [...]