Ancient Roman Iron fire ligther in the shape of an ancient galley.1st/3rd c.AD

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Ancient Roman Iron fire ligther in the shape of an ancient galley.1st/3rd c.AD
1st - 3rd century A.D - Spain

Description: Roman iron fire ligther in the shape of an ancient galley.1st/3rd c.AD

Material: iron.

Date: Roman, 1st/3rd century A.D.

Origine: European.

Condition: Very good, see photo.

Size: 8,5 x 6 x 3 mm

weight 42 gr.

Iron fire starter in the shape of an ancient galley. This item was used to strike a flint to ignite a fire. The shape is very unique and one can see the curved front in the shape of the bow, as well as lines along the sides representing the oars. The two loops would facilitate the handles where the item would be held. The iron is still in great shape and only has minor pitting. It is believed that many Legionaries carried these to make fires for camp each night.

Provenance:
Origin: Property of an old Spanish gentleman.
Acquired on the Madrid art market in the 1970s
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Lot details
Culture
Ancient Roman
Material
Iron
Object
fire ligther in the shape of an ancient galley.1st/3rd c.AD
Century/ Timeframe
1st - 3rd century A.D
Origin
Spain
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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