Greek, Northern Greek
8th century B.C.
Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 089.
Length: 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fibula in the form of two joined curls of wire (“Spectacle Shape”). Hook behind. Pin is missing. Broken in two pieces. Green patina with a bluish cast. 1972.372 is a pair with this.
By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection (loaned to MFA as 156.64) (said to have come from Macedonia or Thrace via Athens to Basel); gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, May 10, 1972
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III