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Bronze fibula

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Bronze fibula shaped like a right traingle, with a banded shank and clasp in the form of a cupped hand.

Provenance

1978, gift of Richard R. Wagner (b. 1907 - d. 2002), West Barnstable, MA, to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 15, 1978)

Credit Line

Gift of Richard R. Wagner

Near Eastern, Anatolian, Late Phrygian?, 700–500 B.C.

Object Place

Anatolia, Turkey

Dimensions

Width x length: 4.5 x 8.5 cm (1 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1978.432

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Fibulae