Spectacle Fibula with Spiral Discs

Illustration

Liana Miate
by
published on 23 April 2022

This fibula (spiral brooch) is made from a single piece of coiled bronze and would have been used to fasten two halves of a garment at the shoulder. Perhaps from Macedonia. 10th-8th century BCE. (Hellenic Museum, Melbourne, Victoria).

Remove Ads

Advertisement

About the Author

Liana Miate
Liana is the Social Media Editor for Ancient History Encyclopedia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in ancient Greece, Rome & Late Antiquity. She is particularly passionate about Rome and Greece, and anything to do with mythology or women.

Cite This Work

APA Style

, L. M. (2022, April 23). Spectacle Fibula with Spiral Discs. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15716/spectacle-fibula-with-spiral-discs/

Chicago Style

, Liana Miate. "Spectacle Fibula with Spiral Discs." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 23, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15716/spectacle-fibula-with-spiral-discs/.

MLA Style

, Liana Miate. "Spectacle Fibula with Spiral Discs." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Apr 2022. Web. 05 Oct 2022.

Membership