Fibula

Greek
late Classical
4th century B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 0.025 m., W: 0.035 m.

Accession Number

1985.934

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Fibulae

Fibula in the form of a semi-circular bow with five beaded ridges. Catch-plate a flat tab folded under bow end with a knob on either side and incised dots and lines. Pin missing from root at other end which has rust marks indicating pin was probably of iron. Light gray-green patina.

Provenance

By 1985: Jonathan H. Kagan Collection (said to come from Yugoslavia); gift of Jonathan H. Kagan to MFA, December 1985

Credit Line

Gift of Jonathan H. Kagan