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Fibula with Spiral Design

ca. 1000 B.C.– 800 B.C.

Bronze

12.7 cm (5in.)
other: 5.9 × 2.2 × 0.3 cm (2 5/16 × 7/8 × 1/8in.)
Purchased with a gift in memory of Dr. and Mrs. Theodore Lidz; the Henry Sage Goodwin, B.A. 1927, Fund; and the bequest of Dr. Kenneth A. Householder, B.Arch 1947
2006.113.3
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
European
Period: 
Late Bronze Age
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

European art market, 1999; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 2006.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2005–June 30, 2006,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2006): 216, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.