Lyre-form pin (fibula)
2nd–3rd century A.D.
Length: 4 cm (1 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Anne and Blake Ireland Gallery (Gallery 210A)
Fibula in openwork lyre form. Gently curvilinear cross-bars at top, c-curved verticals down through the center and an elaborately bowed bottom element with a ridged knob at the lowest point.
Said to come from Yugoslavia; by date unknown: Stojan Kacarov Collection; 1985: purchased by Jonathan H. Kagan from Stojan Kacarov; October 23, 1985: gift of Jonathan H. Kagan to MFA
Gift of Jonathan H. Kagan