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Etruscan gold "sanguisuga"-type fibula.   Circa 8th - 7th century B.C.
Etruscan gold "sanguisuga"-type fibula.   Circa 8th - 7th century B.C. - Ancient Art & Antiquities Style Etruscan gold "sanguisuga"-type fibula.   Circa 8th - 7th century B.C. -
Ref : 67308
1 750 €
Period :
16th century
Medium :
Gold
Ancient Art & Antiquities  - Etruscan gold "sanguisuga"-type fibula.   Circa 8th - 7th century B.C. 16th century - Etruscan gold "sanguisuga"-type fibula.   Circa 8th - 7th century B.C.
Kim J. Nazzi

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Etruscan gold "sanguisuga"-type fibula. Circa 8th - 7th century B.C.

A rare Etruscan gold "sanguisuga" or "leech"-type fibula with a arched bow and a twisted wire safety pin which fits into an elongated cylindrical catch-plate . This type of fibula was worn primarily by females.

Etruscan. Circa 8th - 7th century B.C.

Dimensions: length 3,7cm ; height (of the bow) 1,7cm ; weight 2,67 grammes

References:

A similar - but more ornate - example can be found in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (accession number 31.11.1) : https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/253339

Kim J. Nazzi

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Ancient Art & Antiquities