Roman Empire, Bronze Pendant, Club of Hercules, c. 2nd Century AD
City/Region:
Roman Empire
Composition:
Bronze
Date:
circa 2nd century AD
Size:
39.5mm to 65mm
Grade:
attractive patinas, each fibula missing its original pin as is typical
References:

A fibula is a brooch or pin used in antiquity to fasten garments, similar to today's safety-pin. There were many different types. This was most likely a skeuomorphic plate broach. The club likely represents the club of Hercules.