ROMAN BRONZE AND ENAMELLED FIBULA

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ROMAN BRONZE AND ENAMELLED FIBULA

T-shaped brooch consisting of hinged disc with zoomorphic catchplate ending in incised ‘snake body’ and head with concentric circled eyes; disc divided in two halves by triple bronze wavy trailing, border of alternating segments of turqoise enamel inlay and bronze squares

Ex priv. coll. L.v.R., Netherlands, 1970s-1980s.
L. 4,7 cm. Intact

1st-3rd cent. AD

Cf. R. Hattat, Iron Age and Roman Brooches, Oxford 1985, nrs. 560, 564 var.

 750

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