Fibula of crossbow/millwheel type
3rd–4th century A.D.
Legacy dimension: L: 0.057 m.; W (crossbar): 0.031 m.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Root of pin, with knobbed finial above it, at center of shaft with knobbed ends which is perpendicular to the bowed body. Near the connection of bow and catch-plate of folded sheet silver, beveled knob at end. Gray patina.
By 1984: with Jeffrey Spier, 1750 Central Avenue, Wilmette, Illinois 60091 (said to come from Yugoslavia); purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier, Nov. 21, 1984
Harriet Otis Cruft Fund