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Ivory hairpin

Date:
ca. 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H.: 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm)
Classifications:
Miscellaneous-Bone, Ivory
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.194.1333
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The head of the pin is decorated with the figure of a seated monkey.
1903. Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan. pl. 8.3, 4.

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