Quadruple-spiral pin (fibula)
about 700 B.C.
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 333.
Height x width: 12 x 12 cm (4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Anne and Blake Ireland Gallery (Gallery 210A)
Four large spirals form a square; over this is a large, four-pointed star, on the center of which is a bird. Green patina with brownish (cleaned) surfaces.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Suessula.); January 2, 1913: gift to MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Gift of Edward Perry Warren