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A ROMAN BRONZE CROSSBOW FIBULA (TOGA PIN)
Catalog:Bronze:Roman Art: stock #1297841

c. Early 3rd Century CE

Made in typical crossbow form with knobbed terminals on crossbar and pin still attached.

In excellent condition with natural patina present.

7.5 x 6 cm (2.95 x 2.36 inches)

Similar examples in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. (Accession# 67.256.2)

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Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority.

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In Ancient Rome fibula such as this one served practical as well as aesthetic functions. Functionally they were used as to fasten togas, a primary Roman garment. Beyond this fibulae are to be found in an innumerable variety of forms based on the tastes and affiliations of the owners.
A ROMAN BRONZE CROSSBOW FIBULA (TOGA PIN)
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