Celtic bronze fibula - ROM2010_11707_73

ROM2010_11707_73

Celtic bronze fibula

Medium:Bronze
Geography: Attributed to Gaul
Date: 100-25 BC
Period: La Tène, European Iron Age
Dimensions:
1.8 x 5.5 x 1.8 cm, 0.3 cm, 8 g
Object number: 919.35.27
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. H.D. Warren
On view
Gallery Location:Eaton Gallery of Rome: Britain and Ireland to the time of the Romans
DescriptionPrehistoric Celtic culture is also named La Tène after a noted Swiss archaeological site. It is exemplified by rich warrior burials, some containing chariots and imported metalware. The distinctive art style, both symbolic and surrealistic, is based on long curling patterns in which motif and background are interchangeable.
Collection:
Roman World
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