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Fibula (Pin)

Object Number:50-1-58
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italic
Provenience: Mediterranean
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Length: 5.5 cm
Width: 2.9 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. R. Hare Davis, 1950

Description

Bow and cateh made in a single piece; blade (pin) separate. Pointed catoh, ending in a knob; semicricular bow, flat inside, grooved on upper face. A small knob at each side near the top of the bow. At the back instead of a spring, a npteh into which the independently made pin was fitted.

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