University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 50-1-59
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Italic
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Length: 6.2cm
Width: 2.5cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. R. Hare Davis, 1950

Description

Intact. Pin and bow of fibula made from a single piece of bronze wire, twisted into three decorative double loops. No spring at the back; the part of the bow behind the decorative loops twisted around by finer wire. The catch-plate made be hammering the wire flat and bending up its edge.


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