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Roman Empire, Bronze Fibulae (Brooch) c. 1st to 3rd Centuries AD

40.29 €

Origin:
Roman Empire
Composition:
Bronze
Date:
1st to 3rd centuries AD
Size:
39.5mm to 65mm
Grade:
attractive patinas, each fibula missing its original pin as is typical
Provenance:
ex Ancient Treasures (2006)
Reference:
cf. Hattatt ABVC 1450; 16a; 271; 833
Special Information:
Price is per fibula. A fibula will be randomly selected from the selection illustrated.
A fibula is a brooch or pin used in antiquity to fasten garments, similar to today's safety-pin. There were many different styles and types used over the centuries. Four of the five in this group correspond to types dated to the 1st century AD and found in various parts of the Roman Empire: Augen; aucissa; dolphin or langton down. The fifth (P-shape bow) is dated to the 2nd to 3rd centuries AD.
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