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Silver fibula (fibula)

Period:
Classical
Date:
5th–4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Other: 1 9/16 in. (4 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of James J. Rorimer, 1952
Accession Number:
52.36
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
This type of fibula, with projecting flanges, is particularly associated with Northern Greece.
Oliver, Andrew Jr. 1966. "Greek, Roman, and Etruscan Jewelry." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 24(9): p. 272, fig. 7.

von Bothmer, Dietrich and Joan R. Mertens. 1982. The Search for Alexander: Supplement to the Catalogue. no. S62, p. 18, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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