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Silver spiral fibula

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Silver ornament terminating on each end with a spiral. Once connected, but now separated.

Provenance

By 1960: Frederick Brown Fund. (Accession date: April 1, 1960)

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

Near Eastern, Iranian, Persian, Iron Age, about 1000–800 B.C.?

Dimensions

Length: 8.2 cm (3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

60.247

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Fibulae