ancientanimalart: Etruscan Fibula525 – 500 BCE“Gold fibula with…

ancientanimalart:

Etruscan Fibula

525 – 500 BCE

“Gold fibula with a bow in the form of a winged Chimaera decorated at the tail with granulation; the oblong catch-plate is decorated with corded lines and a figure of a horse lying down with its forelegs bent up; the pin has a spring of two spiral coils.”

British Museum