Fibula

Italic
Orientalizing Period
about 700 B.C.


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 334.

Dimensions

Height x width: 3.5 x 3.5 cm (1 3/8 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.127

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Fibulae

Four spirals form a square; over this there is a four-pointed star. As the dimensions indicate, this is a miniature version of 13.126. Crusty, light green patina.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Suessula.); gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, January 2, 1913.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren