Etruscan Carnelian Scarab: Pegasus

An ancient Etruscan carnelian scarab, the base inscribed with Pegasus.

Ca. 6th - 5th century BC.
Length: 1/2 in. (1.2 cm).
cf.: a similar example: Gisela M. A. Richter, Engraved Gems of the Greeks and the Etruscans, p. 212, pl. 868
Formerly in an old New England private collection.
Inv#: 8035
Guaranteed Authentic


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