Large Greek Phrygian decorated bow brooch / fibula.
The bronze brooch has a tapering round-section decorated bow with coil spring and pin to one end, second spring to the other end with rectangular flange finial with linear and ring-and-dot decoration and returned catch to the reverse.
Ref: Hattatt, R. Iron Age and Roman Brooches, Oxford, 1985, item 708
Length: 70,7 mm
Height: 50,7 mm
Condition: good solid condition. Signs of wear consistent with age and use. See images for own impression.
Shipping: registered and insured parcel.
Certificate of Authenticity available upon request (pdf-format).
Purchased by the current owner from a Dutch collection in 2019.
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- Ancient Greek
- Number of objects
- large Phrygian decorated bow brooch / fibula
- Century/ Timeframe
- 8th - 7th century BC
- Good Condition, See Photo