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A pin (Latin discriminale) is an ancient ornament used to fasten clothing or hair for women. There were simple pins without extravagance, as well as pins adorned with intricate patterns and engravings depicting various scenes.

Roman gold pin or daisy-shaped hair ornament. Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Inv. No. 571-1855. 1st-4th century AD
Stilettos, 1st century AD, Zadar, Croatia.
Roman bone hairpin, Flavian period, 1st century AD, London
Roman hairpin, Flavian period, 1st century AD, Trimontium

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Women in Ancient Rome, Fibula, Hairstyles, Women in Ancient Greece