romeinse spiegel

romeinse spiegel

One native Dutch-Roman time period of one bronze mirror with inscription of two animal heads and in the middle a Roman amphora.
Height: 62 mm.
Diameter: 47 mm.
Period: approx. 2th - 4th Century A.D.

Romeinse spiegel

Een Nederlands-inheems Romeins reisspiegeltje met links en rechts de beeltenis van 2 rammenkoppen erop. Met in 't midden een romeinse amphora op voet. Typerend is altijd van deze spiegeltjes dat wanneer 't draagoog naar boven staat de beeltenis goed staat. In de Romeinse periode kon men het spiegelglas nog niet vandaar dat men het item zilver of gold plated maakte door goede oppoetsing van 't object begon 't te glanzen en kon men wazig hun ogen of eigen toilet opmaken met behulp van van deze kleine spiegel.

Doorsnee: 47 mm.
Hoogte: 62 mm.

THIS MIRROR BELOW IS A LOOKALIKE THE ONLY DIFFERENTS IS THE ONE ABOVE WAS GOLDPLATED ON BRONZE.

SARMATIAN BRONZE MIRROR

II-III centuries A.D. Cast bronze with tin-enrichment of the surface during the course of casting. Flat disk with a pronounced ridge around the perimeter and side handle with an opening for suspension. In the middle there is an encrypted symbol in relief. Fragment missing (ancient loss). D. 2.6" (6.6 cm), H. 2.4" (6.2 cm). According to some written sources, such as Pliny and Ammianus Marcellinus, some tribes, including Sarmatian, were using encrypted signs in tattoos as heraldry to underline social status. Plin, N. H., XXII, 2; Amm. Marc., XXXI, 17. Sarmatian signs contain ideas of right of ownership of the tribe, kin or individual. See: S.V.Drachuk. Pro tsar'ski znaki Bospora Kimmeriyskogo. Arheologiya, XXII, Kiev, 1969. E. I. Solomonik. Sarmatskiye znaki Severnogo Prichernomor'ya, Kiev, 1959.

romeinse spiegel


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