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Fibula

This fibula has a serpentine-type bow, with a pair of bosses and a grooved, hollow cross-piece. The shank of the pin is missing.

Provenance

By date unknown: Alfred Greenough Collection; gift of the estate of Alfred Greenough, May 14, 1908

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

Italic, Orientalizing, 7th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 332.

Accession Number

RES.08.38

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Fibulae