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Collection Roman Collection
Catalog Number 2007.2.482A-N
Object Name Bodkin, Hair
Description Twelve of Fourteen Hair Pins (A-N); A= 5.7 cm (flat top); B= 7.4 cm (round top); C= 6.5 cm (flat top); D= 6.2 cm (disk top); E= 8.4 cm (ball top); F= 8.0 cm (round top); G= 7.4 cm (round top); H= 7.9 cm (round top);J= 7.6 cm (chipped top); K= 9.0 cm (round top); L= 8.8 cm (round top); M= 10.1 cm (ball top); various colored bone from cream, tan to light brown; some ends broken.
Date range: 1st - 4th century C.E.

Title Twelve of Fourteen Pins
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
Hairdressing
Roman Empire
Ancient Rome