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Gold and amber fibula (safety pin)

Period:
Archaic
Date:
7th–6th century B.C.
Culture:
Italic
Medium:
Gold, amber
Dimensions:
Other: 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm)
Classification:
Gold and Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.230.122
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 170
Eight amber fragments form the fibula's bow.
de Puma, Richard Daniel. 2013. Etruscan Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 7.44, p. 268, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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