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Bronze pin

Period:
Archaic
Date:
7th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
length 4 3/4in. (12.1cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mary Anna Palmer Draper, 1915
Accession Number:
15.43.275
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 152
The peplos, a piece of material folded lengthwise and wrapped around a woman's body, was fastened at the shoulders with such pins.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1915. "A Bequest of Mrs. Mary Anna Palmer Draper." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 10(5): pp. 94–97.

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