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Large Bow Fibula and Pin
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Large Bow Fibula and Pin


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Description Greek fibulae of the 9th to the 7th century BC combined a bold, sculptural quality with a lighter, more decorative style. This bronze fibula (pin) is said to have been excavated from a grave that dates to the 8th or 7th century BC.
Provenance Salonika, Greece; Mr. Richard Hubbard Howland, Washington, D.C., 1935, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, by gift.
Credit Gift of Richard Hubbard Howland, 1996

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8th-7th century BCE (Geometric-Orientalizing)
Medium
bronze
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Accession Number
54.2919
Measurements
2 1/4 x 2 15/16 x 1 1/16 in. (5.8 x 7.4 x 2.6 cm)
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