Pair of Arched Fibulae

Pair of Arched Fibulae

725-675 BC

Part of a set. See all set records


Overall: 6 x 7.5 cm (2 3/8 x 2 15/16 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 1999.87


Did you know?

A fibula is an ancient safety pin.


Although not Greek, the matched pair of bronze Phrygian fibulae (brooches) may well be from the west coast of Asia Minor, an area settled by Greek colonists. Greeks and Phrygians enjoyed close relations in the late 8th to early 7th century BC.

See also
Near Eastern Art
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