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Bronze crossbow fibula (brooch)

Period:
Late Imperial or Late Antique
Date:
4th century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Other: 2 x 3 in. (5.1 x 7.6 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
07.286.100
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 169
The bow is four-sided and decorated with few incised lines.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 1061, p. 330, New York: Gilliss Press.

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