A Bronze ‘Roman Key’ with a nice patina.
Most abundant items of Roman security hardware has typically been with keys and lock bolts. An ancient Roman key would have been used mainly for doors, chests, boxes, caskets scrolls and padlocks. Less often they were used for ceremonial or decorative purposes, such as matron keys, jewelry items and votive offerings.
Revelation:8-1 When he opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven for about half an hour.
Roman artifacts were found in many archaeologic sites in Israel. This Key was discovered in Jerusalem and its was part of the Teddy Kollek collection the most famous mayor of Jerusalem.
Comes with a certificate of authenticity and all documents required for export.
Shipped to you direct from the Holy Land.
Zak’s Antiquities is the website of Zak’s fine art and antiquities. Located on the Christian Quarter road in Jerusalem’s Old City. The shop began in 1964 and has remained as a family owned and operated business till this day. For the past 50 years Zak’s Antiquities has sold ancient coins, antiquities and art authentic to Israel and Jerusalem.