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Knee Brooch

Date:
2nd century
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 5/16 x 13/16 x 7/8 in. (3.3 x 2.1 x 2.3 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Bronze
Credit Line:
Bequest of Zita Spiss, 1991
Accession Number:
1993.3.7
Not on view
Zita Spiss, Vienna and Syosset, New York (until 1991); Estate of Zita Spiss(1991–1993)
Wixom, William D., ed. Mirror of the Medieval World. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999. no. 17, p. 19.



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