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Bronze fibula (safety pin) with amber segment

Period:
Late Geometric
Date:
7th century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Other: 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1896
Accession Number:
96.9.317
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Segment of amber on the bow.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 1011, pp. 322-23, New York: Gilliss Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1940. Handbook of the Etruscan Collection. p. 5, fig. 16, New York: Marchbanks Press.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 7.43a, p. 268, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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