Selection of Roman bone hairpins
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Selection of Roman bone hairpins

Unknown

© Museum of London

Full image caption

Selection of bone hairpins. This group of Roman hairpins are made of bone and are decorated with hand terminals. The hands either hold a symbolic object, for example an egg or a pomegranate, or were made into a gesture to ward off bad spirits. These bone pins were found in various parts of London.
 

Artist/Photographer/Maker

 

Date

43 AD - 410 AD
 

Image Number

000370
 

buy a print

Select print type
 
Select size
 
How many prints?
 
£25.00
 

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas