Phrygian Bronze Fibula

Culture: Asia Minor/Phrygian
Period: 8th-7th century B.C.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 5.5 cm long
Price: Sold
Ref: 2049
Provenance: From the collection of a curator of the Los Angeles County Museum of History, acquired between 1946 and 1953.
Condition: Intact, with original pin.
Description: Magnificent, very heavy bronze fibula with two wheel-shaped decorative elements embellished with circular knobs. A human hand forms the clamp of the pin, the pin itself evolves out of a spiral at the other end.