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Ancient Roman Bronze Thimble

Period:
circa 1st - 3rd c. CE
Dimensions:
3/4" (2 cm)
Material:
Bronze
Condition:
Excellent
Region:
Turkey
Provenance:
Purchased by present owner from Mehmet Altinis in Antalya, Turkey in 1965

Description

A very lovely rare ancient sample of millinery art. Beautiful patina and incised alternating chevron pattern. An original manufacturing hole is visible on the top. A unique example of Ancient Roman everyday life and their mastery of the art of bronze casting.

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