Fibula (Pin)


Location: On Display in the Etruscan Italy Gallery

From: Italy | Etruria | Narce

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number MS1137B
Current Location Etruscan Italy Gallery - On Display
Culture Faliscan | Etruscan
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Narce
Locus Tomb 18B
Date Made 8th c. BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Bronze | Copper Alloy

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 7.62 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Fausto Benedetti, 1896
Other Number 842 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number

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