The hinge-headed brooch was less common than other types, but was nonetheless widespread and developed into several variations, often with a zoomorphic terminal.
Roman Brooch with Niello Decoration
A fragmentary Roman bronze hinge-headed fibula (brooch). The bow displays the remains of the niello cross-hatch decoration between two ridges, and the foot is quite decorative, boasting a rounded terminal. The pin itself is now missing.
Condition: Very fine condition; pin missing.