Fibula

Roman
2nd–3rd century A.D.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D: about 0.021m.; L. of pin: 0.023m.

Accession Number

1985.752

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Fibulae

Silver. Fibula in shape of an omega, the ring slightly beveled, tapering to the opening where the ends are turned back; ends are finished by conical knobs. Pin is a pointed shaft with a round loop head moving freely around the ring.

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