Electrotype Facsimile of Fibula

1916.06.0004

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Electrotype Facsimile of Fibula   (1916.06.0004)
Classification Personal Artifacts : Clothing : Clothing Accessories
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Europe, West, Ireland, County Monaghan, Dublin
Period/Date Late Bronze Age (Dowris Phase), 700 BCE
Culture N/A

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 20.8 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 10.7 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 8.1 cm
Weight 680 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Metal
Manufacturing Processes Cast, Plating
Munsell Color Information Dark Yellow (5Y 6/6)

Research Remarks

Published Description

TARA BROOCH, 750 AD: RENOWNED FOR ITS DELICACY AND INTRICATE DETAIL, THE TARA IS NOT ONLY THE MOST PERFECT AND BEAUTIFUL OF BROOCHES, BUT ALSO ONE OF THE FINEST SPECIMENS OF ANCIENT METAL WORK IN EXISTENCE.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

O'Banion, Rebecca. Irish Jewelry and Metalwork in the World Heritage Museum. Student paper, 1975.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction yes
Reproduction Information N/A

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