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Brooch (fibula)

Brooch (fibula)

  • Place of origin:

    Tuscany (possibly, made)
    Umbria (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    7th century BC (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    rod-formed with applied thread decoration, bronze pin

  • Museum number:

    1059-1868

  • Gallery location:

    Glass, Room 131, case 1, shelf 3

Place of Origin

Tuscany (possibly, made)
Umbria (possibly, made)

Date

7th century BC (made)

Materials and Techniques

rod-formed with applied thread decoration, bronze pin

Dimensions

Height: 6.5 cm, Width: 3.0 cm greatest width

Descriptive line

Brooch (fibula), Italy (Etruria), , -699--600, 1059-1868 .

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Cf. Masterpieces, B.M. nr 41

Production Note

Made in Etruria, the ancient state in west-central Italy which spread its civilization throughout Italy in the 6th century B.C. It is now part of modern Tuscany and Umbria.

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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