You are here:

Pair of Arched Fibulae

Pair of Arched Fibulae

725-675 BC

Bronze

Overall: 6 x 7.5 cm (2 3/8 x 2 15/16 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 1999.87

Fun Fact

A fibula is an ancient safety pin.

Description

Although not Greek, the matched pair of bronze Phrygian fibulae (brooches) may well be from the west coast of Asia Minor, an area settled by Greek colonists. Greeks and Phrygians enjoyed close relations in the late 8th to early 7th centuries BC.

See also
Collection: 
Near Eastern Art
Type of artwork: 
Metalwork
Medium: 
Bronze

Contact us

To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.

The information about this object, including provenance information, is based on historic information and may not be currently accurate or complete. Research on objects is an ongoing process, but the information about this object may not reflect the most current information available to CMA. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email collectionsdata@clevelandart.org.

Is something not working on this page? Please email help.website@clevelandart.org.