1st-3rd century AD, the time of Christ. Bronze, 1 5/8” length of bow fibula form banded medial and nicely engraved shoulder panel.  The pin rest intact. The terminal has a distinct cross with central starburst and probably belonged to an early Christian, during the time of persecution. The original garment pin patented two millennia later as the “safety pin. Serving as jewelry as well as a garment fastener.
Stock Number: A4070


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