Fibula

Italic, Etruscan
Archaic Period


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 337; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 122 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Length: 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.128

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Fibulae

A straight and a curved piece of bronze are joined by a pivot, beyond which the ends project in the form of pincers. Dark 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