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ROMAN NEEDLE

Incomplete Roman bone needle. What remains of this needle is the upper or head portion. It has a flat spatulate head with a rectangular eye that is 5.6mm long. The shaft is circular in section, and has a diagonal break, which due to its colour being the same as the rest of the object, presumably occurred in antiquity. The colour of the object is a creamy beige, the surface is smooth, but not gloss…