Ancient Roman Black Steatite Negro Head Pendant

Description
Ancient Roman Black Steatite Negro Head Pendant
Circa 1st-4th century AD

A Roman pendant designed in the shape of a negro head, made from black steatite. The pendant is pierced through the head for suspension and features two concentric circles as decoration to the bust.

Measurements: 2.2cm height, 2cm width at widest point.

Provenance: Ex private collection, SM, London, acquired 1970-2000s

Lot details
Culture
Ancient Roman
Material
Black Steatite
Object
Negro Head Pendant
Century/ Timeframe
Circa 1st-4th century AD
Condition
Damage, See Photo
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