Roman Agate Intaglio of a Deer

An ancient Roman burnt agate gem carved with an intaglio image of a deer. The bounding animal has its antlered head turned back.

Ca. 2nd century AD.
Dimensions: 10 x 13 x 4 mm.
cf.: British Museum, London, museum no. 1814,0704.2146.
Formerly in the E.M.G. collection, London, 1970s; subsequently in the E.V. collection, London.
Inv#: 7736
Guaranteed Authentic


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