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A scarce Roman votive lead mirror found in Yorkshire. SOLD
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c.2nd/3rd Century A.D. A scarce Roman votive lead mirror found many years back in North Yorkshire and from a Scottish collection. Of largely circular form with small embellishment on top and upper part of a small vestigial handle (now lost) at the bottom edge, outer and inner embossed borders with infill of embossed pellet decoration over main face. Small central aperture where mirrored glass once sat and a few fragments of this still remain. These small mirrors are considered as purely votive in nature and are generally found associated with Roman female burial. Some minor knocks from its time buried in the earth but otherwise good for ancient lead and a reasonable example of the type, an interesting Roman item, 55mm high x 42mm wide