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ROMAN TWEEZERS

One arm from a pair of copper-alloy tweezers, now very corroded. The loop is missing and the arm is a minimum of 5 mm wide at the fresh break. No decoration survives on the arm, which flares evenly to 11 mm wide at the tip. The tip is turned in at less than ninety degrees. Total surviving length 45 mm and the weight is 2.57g. It is very hard to date an undecorated pair of tweezers of this shap…