Fibula

Greek
Perhaps Hellenistic Period


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 269.

Dimensions

Height x width: 5.8 x 4.7 cm (2 5/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

95.176

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Fibulae

In the center of a trapezoid of concave volutes, with nuts at the corners (the one at the bottom larger and open), a female member. The pin on the back is corroded shut, in its clasp. Light and dark green patina.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, 1895

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren