ANCIENT ROMAN BRONZE HOOK

£110.00

Measurements: 13 cm - length

 

Description: An interesting Ancient Roman bronze hook-and-spike, composed of a pointed body, a hole to the rounded end of the stem, and two hooks. The additional hook close to the end of the stem was probably used as an oil lamp-cleaning tool in Antiquity. Part of the original chain still attached.

 

Period: 1st-3rd Century AD

 

Condition: Fine, complete and intact.

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