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Bone pin

Date:
ca. A.D. 300–450
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Ivory or bone
Dimensions:
H.: 2 3/8 in. (6 cm)
Classifications:
Miscellaneous-Bone, Ivory
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1896
Accession Number:
96.9.467
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Similar pins found in excavations in Rome have been dated to the late Roman period (4th–5th century A.D.).
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