Celtiberian Bronze Dome Fibula

GBP 150.00

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Object Description

A bronze Celtiberian annular fibula consisting of a square-section outer ring with central raised body with a small dome. The fibula’s round-section hinged pin has its tip missing, however the catchplate is intact. Item is suitable for modern wear as a pendant.

The Celtiberians were a group of Celts inhabiting the central-eastern Iberian Peninsula during the final centuries BC. They were the most influential ethnic group in Iberia when Carthage and Rome began their conquests. During the Second Punic War the Celtiberians serves often as allies or mercenaries of Carthage in its conflict with Rome, and crossed the Alps in the mixed forces under Hannibal’s command.

Provenance: Important Spanish collection, 1970s.

Period: 3rd – 2nd century BC

Object Condition

Very fine, tip of the pin missing, otherwise intact.

Object Details

  • material
  • dimensions
    H:2 centimeters
  • diameter
    3.5 centimeters

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By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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