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Bone and amber segment from a fibula (safety pin)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
7th–6th century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Amber, bronze, bone or ivory
Dimensions:
Other: 15/16 in. (2.4 cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Amber
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1896
Accession Number:
96.9.502
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Inlaid with bone or ivory and with a bronze pin through center.
de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 7.45, pp. 7, 268-9, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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