Fibula

Roman


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Accumulated earth of lower town

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

5.1 cm (2 in.)

Accession Number

84.79

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Fibulae

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