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Mark Cartwright
published on 02 October 2013
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A Roman hairpin made from bone, second half of the 4th century CE. One of the two busts at the head has broken off. The inscription reads 'Petronia Florian(u)s'. (Palazzo Massimo, Rome)

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time writer, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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Cartwright, M. (2013, October 02). Roman Hairpin. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Roman Hairpin." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 02, 2013.

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