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Fibula

Silver. Fibula in shape of an omega, the ring slightly beveled, tapering to the opening where the ends are turned back; ends are finished by conical knobs. Pin is a pointed shaft with a round loop head moving freely around the ring.

Provenance

Said to come from Yugoslavia; by date unknown: Stojan Kacarov Collection; 1985: purchased by Jonathan H. Kagan from Stojan Kacarov; gift of Jonathan H. Kagan to MFA, October 23, 1985

Credit Line

Gift of Jonathan H. Kagan

Roman, 2nd–3rd century A.D.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D: about 0.021m.; L. of pin: 0.023m.

Accession Number

1985.752

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Fibulae