Roman hairpin standard - bone

Item number: 20016


Category: Leather & skins

29,90 €
≈ £ 27.48

including 19% VAT. , plus shipping (Warenpost)

Short supply

Shipping time: 2 - 3 days


Time period:
Shipping weight:
0,01 Kg
Dimensions ( length × width × height ):
0,40 × 2,40 × 14,00 cm

A Roman Patriot's Hairpin

A nice and well groomed appearance was just as important during antiquity like it is today. In this regard not much has changed. Especially Roman women took great pride in their wantonly arranged hairdos. In order to keep these artful masterpieces together they used hairpins. Hairpins could be made from many materials, but most commonly they were manufactured from bones. Just like the one at hand. Further, they oftentimes were highly decorated. This here hairpin depicts a Roman military standard. So, it would have most likely been worn by a patriotic women. Maybe a soldier's wife or the daughter of a high ranking official.

If you too want experience what it meant like to do your hair in ancient times then this is a must-have item your! It also makes for a great present or a show-and-tell object in history lessons.

Patriotic Hairpin Facts

  • Made of bone
  • 100% historically accurate
  • Done entirely by hand
  • Modeled after archaeological finds

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