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Iron fibula fragment

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Long pin, rusted hinges, round hook; shaped part projects from hinge. Very much rusted.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); necropolis. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, East Greek,

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

7.9 x 1.9 cm (3 1/8 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.84.78

Medium or Technique

Iron

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Fibulae