Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 326.
Length: 9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This fibula has a long shaft, with separate “handle” near the pin end. Corroded; the pin broken.
According to the MFA Annual Report for 1902 the Buffum collection included a group of objects that "were all found at Palestrina many years ago, in the excavations conducted by Signor Castellani, Mr. Buffum being present at the time of their discovery"; by date unknown: William Arnold Buffum Collection (died 1901); 1901: inherited by Miss Charlotte Wissmann; gift of Miss Charlotte Wissmann to MFA, May 1, 1902
Gift of Miss C. Wissmann