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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.
Rostovtzeff, Michael Ivanovitch. "Une trouvaille de l'époque gréco-sarmate de Kertch au Louvre et au Musée de Saint-Germain." Monuments et mémoires publiés par l'Académie des inscriptions et belles-lettres 26 (1923). pp. 116–17, fig. 12.

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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