Fibula

Greek
4th century B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D. from end to end: 0.039 m.

Accession Number

1985.754

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Fibulae

Bronze. Fibula in the form of a tapering flattened crescent, thicker at the middle, ends terminating in ridges, pin end retaining knobbed rivets, remains of flat catch-plate showing leaf (?) pattern. Nice green patina; small spots of corrosion on body and at pin end.

Provenance

Said to come from Yugoslavia; by date unknown: Stojan Kacarov Collection; 1985: purchased by Jonathan H. Kagan from Stojan Kacarov; gift of Jonathan H. Kagan to MFA, October 23, 1985

Credit Line

Gift of Jonathan H. Kagan