Bronze fibula (safety pin) with amber segments, Amber, Etruscan

Bronze fibula (safety pin) with amber segments

Period:
Archaic
Date:
7th–6th century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Amber
Dimensions:
Other: 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Amber
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1896
Accession Number:
96.9.367
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Fibula with three amber segments on the bow.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 1015, p. 323, New York: Gilliss Press.

de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 7.43b, p. 268, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.