Ancient Roman gold hair jewel double crescent lunar sacred to Diana

Ancient Roman gold hair jewel double crescent lunar sacred to Diana

Code: 11630

£195.00 Approx $268.23, €228.34
 

This is a wonderful ancient Roman gold hair jewel, dating to the 2nd - 3rd century A.D.  This would have been worn threaded into plaited hair, using the two securing bands on the back. It depicts a double lunar crescent between hearts.

OBJECT: Hair jewel

CULTURE: Roman

DATE: c. 2nd - 3rd century A.D.

MATERIAL: Gold

SIZE: 13mm x 10mm x 1mm

WEIGHT: 0.67 grams

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private British collection, formed in the 1980s