Celtiberian Bronze Annular Brooch

Description
Celtiberian Bronze Annular Brooch
Circa 3rd - 2nd century BC

A bronze Celtiberian annular fibula, featuring an original catch plate and pin. Some green patination to the surface.

The Celtiberians were a group of Celts inhabiting the central-eastern Iberian Peninsula during the final centuries BC. They were the most influential ethnic group in Iberia when Carthage and Rome began their conquests. During the Second Punic War the Celtiberians serves often as allies or mercenaries of Carthage in its conflict with Rome, and crossed the Alps in the mixed forces under Hannibal's command.

Measurements: 4.2cm diameter

Provenance: From an important private Spanish collection, Madrid.

Lot details
Culture
Celtiberian
Material
Bronze
Object
Annular Brooch
Century/ Timeframe
Circa 3rd - 2nd century BC
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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