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Fibula (Pin)

Object Number:
MS772B
Current Location:
Etruscan Italy Gallery
Culture:
Faliscan
Etruscan
Provenience:
Italy
Etruria
Narce
Locus:
Tomb 19M
Date Made:
799-700 BC
Early Date:
-799
Late Date:
-700
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Glass
Bronze
Technique:
Core-Form
Description:
Composite Fibula. Bronze pin. Glass deocration of brown leaves on buff background. Pins, catches, and springs missing: only stubs remain at either end of the bronze bow on which large glass beads are strung. Leech-chaped glass bow of herring-bone pattern, yellow in brown.
Length:
4.5cm
Other Number:
287   -   Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 39, no. 40, pl. XIX
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[Catalogue] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 130-131, no. 80
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