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Roman Bronze Hair Pins

Roman Bronze Hair Pins

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The Roman Empire, c. 100-200AD.

An ancient pair of Roman era pins modelled in bronze, featuring a bulbous spherical head and a straight tapering body with a pointy end. Pins of this type were used in antiquity as alternatives to brooches for securing garments, or like these, as hair pins. A fine green patina envelops in layers of mottled grayish hues. Good condition. Intact. Age-related wear. Minimal corrosion. Size approx. 5,8cm x 0,6cm x 0,2cm and 3,5cm x 0,9cm x 0,2cm. Sell as a pair.

Provenance: Danish private collection

For a similar examples see:

Bronze pin, Science Museum Group, Accession Number: A645877  (

Pin, The British Museum, Accession Number: 2007,8045.53 (

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