University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:MS1061
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Italy
Locus: Tomb 23M
Length: 6.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Francesco Mancinelli-Scotti, 1896


Bronze. The bow is broken, but neatly mended in antiquity with two small rivets. Pin has one small break. Of the disks once strung on the arch only one, of amber, remains in place, but it is probably that some of the perforated amber disks on pl. XXI belonged to this and other fibulae from this tomb. A small enlargement of the bow adjacent to the catch kept the disks clear of the pin.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Italian Gallery (28 Mar 1951 - 1958) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Dohan, Edith H. 1942. Italic Tomb-Groups in the University Museum.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 43, no. 13, pl. XXIIView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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