8 December 2005
A ROMAN BONE FINIAL
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
Likely from a straight pin, in the form of a dog, perhaps a mastiff, wearing a collar, seated on a square socle plinth with its head turned to its right
7/8 in. (2.2 cm.) high
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