Fibula

Italic
Orientalizing
7th century B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 332.

Dimensions

8.7 cm (3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.08.38

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Fibulae

This fibula has a serpentine-type bow, with a pair of bosses and a grooved, hollow cross-piece. The shank of the pin is missing.

Provenance

By date unknown: Alfred Greenough Collection; gift of the estate of Alfred Greenough, May 14, 1908

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection