Tanasi, Davide; Hassam, Stephan
Slender item is heavily encrusted with corrosion. At the narrow end, a sharp point is exposed. The other end is adorned with a solid ball with a flat circular plate on top of that. The shaft appears to be a solid cylinder which is pierced by a forged bore between 3 and 4 cm. below the embellished end. The hole is clear of debris. The walls of the shaft are distended by the bore.
Copper Toggle Pin
1 pin : copper alloy, patinated
Pins and needles, Clothing and dress, Fasteners, 3D model
20.1 x 1.0-0.1 cm.
Eastern Mediterranean region
Physical Collection ID
Digital 3D model
University of South Florida. Library. Special Collections Department (LOC)
Farid Karam Lebanon Collections of Antiquities
citation/reference: Colt Archaeological Institute, Excavations at Nessana. View description: Side view. Condition: Good. The 3D model of this object was created under the supervision of Dr. Davide Tanasi.
Farid Karam Collection of Graeco-Roman Antiquities
Laser Scanning, Geomagic Wrap 2015
University of South Florida. Department of History (LOC)
Unknown, "Garment pin" (2022). Farid Karam M.D. Lebanon Antiquities Collection. 21.