Bone hairpin

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Bone hairpin

Roman period

Roman bone hair needle o acus crinalis, a part of which depicts a naked female figure that is combing her hair, perhaps a Venus. The figure rests on a pedestal that separates the handle of the hair needle. The back of the figure is very little worked and it does not have much relief.

Material: Incised bone Dimensions: 11,5 x 0,3 cm (diàmetre) Ref.: MB inv. 3713

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