Slender solid metal cylindrical object has a spherical head atop the shaft. The shaft tapers to a sharp point at the other end. The shaft is pierced by a bore 4.0 cm. below the head. The shaft is swollen to support the sides of the bore. White corrosion on the head may indicate the presence of lead.
Copper Garment Pin
17.3 x 1.1-0.1 cm.
Digital 3D model
Eastern Mediterranean region
University of South Florida. Library. Special Collections Department (LOC)
Farid Karam Collection of Graeco-Roman Antiquities
Physical Collection ID
View description: Side view. Condition: very good. The 3D model of this object was created under the supervision of Dr. Davide Tanasi.
Unknown, "Garment pin" (2022). Farid Karam M.D. Lebanon Antiquities Collection. 36.
Laser Scanning, Geomagic Wrap 2015
University of South Florida. Department of History (LOC)