B2439. A FINE EARLY ETRUSCAN 'BOAT-FORM' FIBULA. Iron Age, ca. 7th century BC. The bow open on the underside and swelling in the center and decorated with longitudinal ribs coming to projecting points at the center. Coil spring and original pin resting along long concave catch-plate. 2.3 x 4.5 inches. Beautiful dark green patina. Rare this nice.