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Fibula

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There are a few engraved parallel "fish bone" lines on the back. Lump at one end corroded.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); from accumulated earth of lower town. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Roman,

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 270.

Dimensions

5.1 cm (2 in.)

Accession Number

84.79

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Fibulae