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ca. 600 B.C.
Copper alloy
Overall: 6 3/8 x 2 11/16 x 1 in. (16.2 x 6.8 x 2.6 cm)
Metalwork-Copper alloy
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.192.251a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 301
Northern France; Stanislas Baron, Paris; J. Pierpont Morgan, London and New York (until 1913); Estate of J. Pierpont Morgan(1913–1917)
Montelius, Oscar. "Fibules et Italie Septentrionale." In La Civilisation Primitive en Italie Depuis l'Introduction des Métaux. Vol. part 2. Stockholm and London: Imprimerie Royale, 1904. fig. 198, pl. XIV, fig. 198.

Smith, Cecil H. Sir. A Guide to the Exhibition Illustrating Greek and Roman Life: with a frontispiece and two hundred and forty-two illustrations. London: British Museum, 1908. p. 144, fig. 142.

Ricci, Seymour de. Catalogue of a Collection of Merovingian Antiquities Belonging to J. Pierpont Morgan. Paris: C. Berger, 1910. no. 251, fig. XX.

Breck, Joseph, and Meyric R. Rogers. The Pierpont Morgan Wing: A Handbook. 1st ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1925. p. 11, fig. 5, ill. p. 9.

Smith, Reginald A. British Museum Guide to Early Iron Age Antiquities. Ipswich, Suffolk: Trustees of the British Museum, 1925. pp. 41-43, fig. 40.

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