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Collection Roman Collection
Catalog Number 2007.2.485A-K
Object Name Nail
Description Fragments of Iron Nails; A= 1.9 cm, square head & shaft, broken; B= 4.7 cm, irregular umbrella-shaped head & square shaft; C= 4.9 cm, disk head & bent square shaft; D= 5.7 cm, broken head, square shaft, corroded; E= 5.5 cm, broken head & square shaft, corroded; F= 6.7 cm, square head & curved square shaft end, corroded; G= ca. 5.8 cm, disk head & deep bent square shaft; H= 7.2 cm, irregular-shaped head & square shaft with slight curve, corroded; I= 6.6 cm, irregular-shaped head & square shaft with slight curve, corroded; J= 5.8 cm, irregular head square shaft, rusted; K= 5.4 cm, irregular-shaped head & square shaft, rusted.
Date range: 1st - 2nd century C.E.
Title Fragments of Iron Nails
Date 1st - 2nd century CE
Material iron
Credit line Gift of Drs. Arthur G. and Roswitha T. Haas
Place of Origin Europe/Germany/Mainz
Subjects Antiquities
Building materials
Building materials industry
Ironwork
Nail industry
Nails & spikes
Roman Empire
Ancient Rome