Braganza Brooch

Illustration

Jeffrey King
by British Museum
published on 04 June 2019
Braganza Brooch

A 3rd Century BCE gold fibula depicting a Celtic warrior. A Celtic warrior with a sword, oval shield, and pointed helmet is depicted defending himself from a dog which is jumping on him, two other dog heads are on each end of the fibula. The fibula originally had blue glass enamel fittings along the sides and in the eyes of each figure.

The fibula is thought to have been made by a Greek craftsmen who was working in the Iberian Peninsula. From the British Museum, London.

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Museum, B. (2019, June 04). Braganza Brooch. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/10845/

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Museum, British. "Braganza Brooch." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 04, 2019. https://www.ancient.eu/image/10845/.

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Museum, British. "Braganza Brooch." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 04 Jun 2019. Web. 26 Aug 2019.

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