Hi all. Here is a small enameled fibula
from Caesarea Maritima. As always, any additions
or corrections to the description or terminology are appreciated. Thanks, V-drome.
Enameled Plate Fibula
2nd - 3rd Century CE?
Rectangular bronze plate fibula
sections of brick-red enamel separated by
waviform partition. Rounded triangular end
pieces topped by circular design with incised
concentric circles. The missing pin was articulated
with a dual plaque hinge and iron axis-pin. A hooked
pin-catch extends perpendicular from the foot, parallel
to the length of the fibula
Length: 3.8 x 1.3cm. Weight
Surface find, 1970J. Berlin Caesarea Collection
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