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Bow Brooch

Date:
400–600
Culture:
Ostrogothic
Medium:
Silver - cast. Pin: copper alloy.
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 7/8 x 1 1/4 x 11/16 in. (7.3 x 3.2 x 1.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1898
Accession Number:
98.11.108
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 301
Found in Kerch, Ukraine.
Brown, Katharine R. Guide to Provincial Roman and Barbarian Metalwork and Jewelry in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1981. p. 8, fig. 9.

Brown, Katharine R. Frankish Art in American Collections. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1984. p. 15, fig. 4.

Brown, Katharine R. Migration Art, A.D. 300-800. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1995. no. 2, pp. 6-7.

Brown, Katharine R., Dafydd Kidd, and Charles T. Little, ed. From Attila to Charlemagne: Arts of the Early Medieval Period in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. p. 109, 340, fig. 10.8.



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