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Fibula (Pin)

Object Number:
MS1137B
Current Location:
Culture:
Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus:
Tomb 18B
Date Made:
8th century BC
Early Date:
-800
Late Date:
-700
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Bronze
Description:
Fibula (of leech type). Bronze. Decorated raised bands. End of pin missing. Hollow cast with plugged oblong vent hole on lower surface. Bow ornamented with transverse bands alternately plain and filled with herring-bones pattern.
Length:
7.6cm
Other Number:
842   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 9, fig. 7; p. 94, no. 19
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[Catalogue] White, Donald, et al. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 11, no. 12
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[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 11, no. 10, fig. 2, pl. IV
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