Curved garment pin
Garment pin, curved
Tanasi, Davide; Hassam, Stephan
Long slender object tapers to a dull point. The head end is embellished with a heavy solid cone of metal, the base of which attaches to the shaft. The shaft tapers from its attachment point to the dull point. The point may have been broken. The head end is bent in a smooth curve to a 75 degree angle from the length of the shaft. The shaft is pierced by a bore along the straight shaft beginning 10.7 cm. from the dull end. The shaft swells to either side of the bore.
Copper Curved Garmet pin
1 pin : copper alloy
Clothing and dress, Pins and needles, Fasteners, 3D model
13.7 x 2.0-0.4 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: Glenn M. Schwartz, "Hidden tombs of ancient Syria" Natural history, May 2007; Lawrence J. Bliquez, Roman surgical Instruments. Color: greenish brown. View description: Side view.
Farid Karam Collection of Graeco-Roman Antiquities
Laser Scanning, Geomagic Wrap 2015
University of South Florida. Department of History (LOC)
Unknown, "Curved garment pin" (2022). Farid Karam M.D. Lebanon Antiquities Collection. 28.