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Bone hairpin

Date:
1st–2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bone
Dimensions:
H.: 3 1/16 in. (7.8 cm)
Classifications:
Miscellaneous-Bone, Ivory
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.5203
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The head is in the form of a pinecone.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5949, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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