An Assyrian Bronze Fibula, ca. 710- 705 BCE
of triangular form, the body with knobbed design, the clasp in the form of a stylized hand.
cf: David Stronach, Development of the Fibular in the Near East, Iraq, vol. 2, #2, 1959, Type III, figure 9:77, pl. L from Nimrod, Assyria, #12
Condition: Intact and in excellent condition overall.
Dimensions: Length: 1 1/2 inches (3.8 cm)
Provenance: Private Maryland collection, acquired in the 1960's.