Married Woman's Fibula Necklace


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Married Woman's Fibula Necklace   (1969.11.0001)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Clothing
  4. :
  5. Clothing Accessories
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Nationalist, 19th century
Culture Berber, Amazigh, Imazighen

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 43.7 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 8.8 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 4.3 cm
Weight 326 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Metal--Silver, Glass
Manufacturing Processes Forging, Enamelling
Munsell Color Information Medium Gray (N 6/) -ns Light Olive Brown ( 2.5Y 5/8) -ns Deep Yellowish Green ( 2.5G 4/8) -ns Vivid Red ( 7.5R 4/16) -ns ( 2.5G 3/10) -ns Medium Gray, Light Olive Brown, Deep Yellowish Green, Vivid Red, Deep Violet ( 2.5P 2/10) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A

Musee Barbier-Mueller, Geneva. Fibulae with Connecting Chain and Central Ovoid Bead, 1000-35.


Becker, Cynthia J. Amazigh Arts in Morocco: Women Shaping Berber Identity. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2006. Guggenheim Museum. Africa: The Art of a Continent. New York: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, 1996. P. 177. Loughran, Kristyne and Cynthia J. Becker. Desert Jewels: North African Jewelry and Photography from the Xavier Guerrand-Hermes Collection. New York: Museum for African Art Press, 2009.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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