Ancient Scythians bronze fibula in the shape of a deer 6th-4th century BCAncient Scythians bronze fibula in the shape of a deer 6th-4th century BCAncient Scythians bronze fibula in the shape of a deer 6th-4th century BC

Ancient Scythians bronze fibula in the shape of a deer 6th-4th century BC

DETAILS: Openwork bronze depicting a seated deer with slender body, large head and antlers, and pronounced musculature; the legs folded beneath the body; the head regardant, resting on the hind quarters; the facial features stylised, with a large, round eye; the reverse with it's the original clasp for attachment.

REFERENCES: 1) The Golden Deer of Eurasia Scythian and Sarmatian Treasures from the Russian Steppes.2) From the Lands of the Scythians: Ancient Treasures from Museums of U.S.S.R., 3000-100 B.C. 3) Ancient Bronzes of the Eastern Eurasian Steppes by Emma C. Bunker. 4) Scythian Art: Crafts of the Early Eurasian Nomads, by Georges Charriere.

MEASUREMENTS: Height: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in).

CONDITION: In its original condition, showing the age and usage, with a dark green patina.

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Item ID: G95

Ancient Scythians bronze fibula in the shape of a deer 6th-4th century BC

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