Keys and lock bolts account for the most common items of Roman security hardware to survive today. Keys were used mainly for doors, chests, boxes, caskets, cupboards, and padlocks, although they sometimes served for ceremonial or decorative purposes, such as matron keys, jewellery items and votive offerings.
Selection of Ancient Roman Iron Keys
A selection of Ancient Roman iron keys featuring an L-shaped bit and four pronged key ends.
Condition: Fine condition, earthly encrustation to the surface.