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Amber from bow of a bronze fibula (safety pin)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
7th–6th century B.C.
Culture:
Probably Etruscan
Medium:
Amber
Dimensions:
Other: 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Amber
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1896
Accession Number:
96.9.478
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Amber pendant from the bow of a fibula.
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