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About this object

  • ID:

    VRY89[0]<941>

  • Production date:

    Roman; 165-180

  • Location:

    On Display: Museum of London: Roman London: Health and Hygiene

  • This thin sheet of lead was rolled up and worn as a charm to protect the wearer, Demetrios, from dying in a pandemic that ravaged much of the Roman Empire in the 160s and 170s CE.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    H 130 mm; W 50 mm

  • Materials

    lead alloy

  • Last Updated

    2020-06-16

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    archaeological archive

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

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