Important cruciform fibula in bronze with... - Lot 214 - FEE - Stanislas Machoïr

Lot 214.3
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Important cruciform fibula in bronze with... - Lot 214 - FEE - Stanislas Machoïr
Important cruciform fibula in bronze with green patina, with ball ends. The fibula is complete, the arch decorated with oblique striations and the barb holder with openwork motifs. The cruciform fibula, characteristic of Late Antiquity, was worn by high-ranking dignitaries, members of the imperial court, senior officials of the administration, military officers and veterans. It even became an official distinction in the second half of the 4th century. Most of them come from tombs. Roman art, late 4th-early 5th century L. 9 cm
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