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Roman embossed portrait

Roman embossed portrait
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

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Roman embossed portrait stud. Small thick copper alloy hexagonal stud, in the shape of a face, with hair or a headdress on four edges. Five of the six angles are formed by details of the hair or headdress and the sixth by the chin. This stud or ornament has a short blunt shank.

Image Details

43 AD - 410 AD
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