Lot 362: Roman Lead Curse Tablet
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 1st-4th century AD. A fragment of a thin lead tablet with four lines of cursive script, one line to reverse; pierced for suspension in one corner. See Gager, J. Curse Tablets and Binding Spells from the Ancient World, Oxford, 1992, for a discussion on curse tablets in ancient Greece and Rome. 7 grams, 26mm (1"). Property of a Middlesex gentleman; acquired in the 1980s. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition.