Pin

  • Collection Number Ζ0668bis
  • Date 2nd century BC
    200 b.C. - 100 b.C.
  • Description Silver pin with spherical head decorated with incised lozenges. Pins are known since the Early Bronze Age, but become common only at the end of the Late Bronze Age, together with the introduction of a new type of female garment, the "peplos", which was not sewn and necessitated fastening on the shoulders.
  • Culture Cypriot
  • Period Hellenistic period
  • Material silver
  • Dimensions L: 10.3 cm / D: 1.5 cm
  • Exhbition Gallery 3rd floor / Cypriot Art
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