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Collection Roman Collection
Catalog Number 2007.2.484A-Q
Object Name Needle, Textile Making
Description Seventeen Pins & Needle (A-Q) Fragments; A= 3.9 cm; B= 3.7 cm; C= 4.5 cm; D= 4.5 cm; E= 5.3 cm; F= 5.3 cm; G= 6.0 cm; H= 6.1 cm (1 end good, pointed); I= 6.4 cm; J= 6.3 cm; K= 7.0 cm (1 end good, pointed); L= 6.9 cm; M= 7.7 cm; N= 8.0 cm; O= 9.1 cm (1 end pointed); P= 10.2 cm (1 end pointed); Q= 9.9 cm; various colored bone from cream to brownish.
Date range: 1st - 4th century C.E.

Title Seventeen Pins and Needles
Date 1st - 4th century CE
Material bone
Credit line Gift of Drs. Arthur G. and Roswitha T. Haas
Place of Origin Europe/Germany/Mainz
Subjects Antiquities
Bones
Needlework
Sewing equipment & supplies
Roman Empire
Ancient Rome