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Middle Iron Age Latgallian crossbow fibula with poppy-pod terminals in bronze

Reproduction of Middle Iron Age Latgallian crossbow fibula with poppy pod teminals in bronze and iron from Latvia. Availble on Balticsmith.com.

Bronze disc-type fibula (safety pin) Period: Iron Age Date: 10th century B.C.

Middle Iron Age Latgallian crossbow fibula with poppy-pod terminals in bronze

Middle Iron Age Latgallian crossbow fibula with poppy-pod terminals in bronze

Middle Iron Age (ca. 800 C.E.) Latgallian crossbow fibula with poppy pod terminals, silver and iron. Annenieki, Kivti, Latvia. Baltic, not Norse/Viking or Slavic/Rus.

Here's the info I found alongside this image, but I suspect it's been misidentified. The Romans had a large variety of fibulae, and this could represent one of them, but it looks extremely similar to several Baltic Iron Age fibulae. www.langantiques..... "A 'fibula' is an ancient Greco-Roman clasp or brooch. Here is a sizable, weighty and striking facsimile rendered in silver. Button up your toga! Circa 1890."