Iron Age people took great care of their appearance, which enhanced an individual’s status. Tools for making cloth are often found on Iron Age settlements, suggesting each community made their own clothes of wool or linen, but Iron Age cloth was also traded with the Mediterranean world, where it was highly prized. These objects offer a chance to explore personal appearance in the Iron Age.
800 BC – AD 50
antler, bone, baked clay
height: 13-16 cm, thickness: 68-78 cm, weight: 1.25 kg
diameter: 3-5 cm, weight: 25-40 g
Length: 12-13 cm, Width: 3 cm
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