Seller: explorerancientart (167) 100%, Location: New York, New York, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 132000497898 AN ANCIENT ROMAN BIRD CRESCENT AMULET Click on these links to view larger photos: 1-2 Silver Roman bird head crescent moon shaped amulet, with ridges on one side and smooth surface on underside. Bird head pierced for suspension. Also known as a lunula, in ancient Roman times, it was believed these amulets were used to protect wearer against evil forces, demons and sorcery, and against the evil eye. 2nd/3rd Century. 1 1/2 inches wide on bottom. From a New Jersey collection. Free US Postal Service worldwide shipping. FEDEX at an additional fee. Check my website address on my About Me page. All items are guaranteed genuine and available for inspection at the Showplace Antique Center, 40 West 25th Street, Gallery # 115, NYC. Custom listed using TROCADERO's automated HTML and Picture Hosting tools.