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Spectacle Fibula
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Spectacle Fibula


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Description This bronze fibula (pin) is said to have been excavated from a grave that dates to the 8th or 7th century BC, though the design of the spectacle fibula dates back as early as the 13th century BC.
Provenance Mr. Richard Hubbard Howland, Washington D.C.; Walters Art Museum, 1996, by gift.
Credit Gift of Richard Hubbard Howland, 1996

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8th-7th century BC
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bronze
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Accession Number
54.2916
Measurements
a) H: 2 3/8 x W: 5 3/8 x D: 5/16 in. (6 x 13.6 x 0.8 cm); b) H: 3 15/16 x W: 9/16 x D: 1/8 in. (10 x 1.5 x 0.3 cm)
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