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Bow fibula with spiral disk foot

Bow fibula with spiral disk foot

Bow fibula with spiral disk foot

Bronze

H: 4.4; L: 13.4 cm

Gift of Flora Svarc, Berkeley, California

Accession number:

92.42.115

Archaeology/Classical Archaeology

This is one of the earliest types of fibulae. Examples have been found in central and southern Italy, frequently in Early Iron Age tombs containing the remains of both males and females.

From the Israel Museum publications:

Jucker, Ines, Italy of the Etruscans, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1991, English

Exhibitions:

Italy of the Etruscans: Archaeological finds from the First Millenium, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 18/06/1991 - 18/11/1991