12 June 2002
A VILLANOVAN BRONZE FIBULA
Circa Late 8th-7th Century B.C.
The sanguisuga bow surmounted by three small ducks, with a wide disk boss on either side, a triple-coil spring, long pin and tapering catch-plate
3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm) long
European Private Collection
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For a similar fibula in a Swiss private collection, see no. 302 in Bloesch, et al., Das Tier in der Antike.
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