Roman cosmetic pestle

Photo: West Yorkshire Archaeology Advisory Service CC By SA2.0
Object type: Cosmetic Mortar
Period: Roman
Primary material: Copper alloy
Date found: 05/12/2021
Location: North Lincolnshire


This cosmetic pestle dates to 100 BC – AD 150. The loop is in the form of a stylised bird head. It has been designated a Find of Note of County Importance.