Hairpin

Description
This hairpin was used by someone living in the Roman town of Isca Dumnoniorum. The amount of hairpins needed for complicated hairstyles resulted in many becoming accidentally lost.
Accession Loan No.
853/1989/127
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Common Name
hairpin
Simple Name
pin
Full Name
hairpin
Dimensions
whole length 100 mm; whole diameter 5 mm
Cultural Group
Roman
Period Classification
Roman (43-410)
Production Year Low
175
Production Year High
299
Family Group

Material
copper alloy
Collector / Excavator
Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit
Collection Site Name
Goldsmith Street
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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