Description: A bronze bow brooch with upturned foot and a moulded ribbed cone terminal. The brooch has a patchy dark green patina. The pin and hinge modern restorations. Found in Spain.
Size: 36 mm/1.4 ins. in length
Culture: Iberian Celtic
Date: Late Hallstatt Period, c. 5th - 4th Century B.C.
Provenance: Ex Richard Hattatt Collection (his accession no. 3014) and supplied with Hattatt’s original tag. Previously with Alex Szolin, Ancient and Oriental, and no. 146 in Sales List 53 (September 2006).
Reference: Published as no. 1360 in Hattatt, R.A. 1987. Brooches of Antiquity, Oxbow Books, Oxford, p.340-1.
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