Crossbow Brooch, Bronze-gilt, Late Roman

Crossbow Brooch

Date:
4th century
Culture:
Late Roman
Medium:
Bronze-gilt
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 13/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 1/8 in. (7.1 x 4.9 x 2.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Bronze
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.191.189
Not on view
J. Pierpont Morgan (American), London and New York (until 1917)
Ricci, Seymour de. Catalogue of a Collection of Gallo-Roman Antiquities Belonging to J. Pierpont Morgan. Paris: C. Berger, 1911. no. 189, p. 30, pl. X.

Dandridge, Pete. "Idiomatic and Mainstream: The Technical Vocabulary of a Late Roman Crossbow Fibula." Metropolitan Museum Journal 35 (2000). p. 82, fig. 14.

Neumayer, Heino. "Die gallo-römischen Funde aus Frankreich im Department of Medieval Art des Metropolitan Museum of Art." Acta Praehistorica et Archaeologica 48 (2016). p. 96, fig. 13, 6.