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Fibula in trumpet form with poppy head terminal at the narrow, catch plate end. Serpentine profile divided, toward the pin end, by a set of ridges. Pin or "trumpet" end is terminated by a perpendicular element with wire coils to which the pin is attached. Catch-plate is a flat piece of silver,...

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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

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Gift of Jonathan H. Kagan

Roman, 2nd or 3rd century A.D.


Legacy dimension: L: about 0.038 m., max H: about 0.02 m.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Fibulae