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Amber from bow of a fibula (safety pin) and additional element

Period:
Archaic
Date:
7th–6th century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Amber
Dimensions:
Other: 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Amber
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.60.41a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Almost all of the bronze elements are missing; pierced with two holes.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1940. Handbook of the Etruscan Collection. p. 5, fig. 18, New York: Marchbanks Press.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. p. 270, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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