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Lot 100

Estimate: 100 GBP   |   Starting price: 45 GBP Price realized: 238 GBP

Roman magic nail
2nd – 3rd centuries AD
height cm 9 (3,5”)
With tapering pyramidal shape and stem decorated with engraved geometrical pattern, this is a rare example of talisman nail used to magical rituals also as lucky charm against the harmful entities.

European private collection.

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