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Object Number: MS1516
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Italy
Locus: Trench Tomb
Date Made: 799-600 BC
Early Date: -799
Late Date: -600
Length: 9.8cm
Width: 7.5cm
Thickness: 3.7cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number891 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number


Fibula (of leech type). Large, bronze. Decoration of concentric circles. On its pin is infilated a crystal cylinder proving its votive character and that this and similar fibulae were never intended for practical use.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)View Objects in Exhibition
Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 87-88, no. 10View Objects cited in this Publication

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