Roman Empire, Bronze Pendant, Club of Hercules, c. 2nd Century AD
- Roman Empire
- circa 2nd century AD
- 39.5mm to 65mm
- attractive patinas, each fibula missing its original pin as is typical
- cf. Hattatt ABVC 1138-1141
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.