University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: MS1518
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Italic
Etruscan
Provenience: Italy
Etruria
Bizentium
Locus: Trench Tomb
Date Made: 700 BCE to 680 BCE
Early Date: -700
Late Date: -680
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Metal Alloy
Height: 2.3cm
Length: 6.35cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number893 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Description

Leech fibula; very fine; exceptional cold work; unusual patina on cold work may indicate silver or other alloy. Bronze. Decorated with incised lines. Pin broken.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)View Objects in Exhibition

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