Fibula (Pin)


From: Italy | Etruria | Caere

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

Object Number MS3363
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Italic | Etruscan
Provenience Italy | Etruria | Caere
Date Made 700 BCE to 600 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Gilt | Bronze

Silver; very fine, tiny: for a child or lady's veil; perserves most of the pin in catchplate. Probably gilded bronze. Intact. Semi-circular arched bow, slightly swollen in middle. No decoration. Broken into 2.

Height 1.3 cm
Length 2.8 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number 26 - Other Number

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