Roman Carnelian Intaglio

An ancient Roman carnelian gem carved with an intaglio image of an idyllic scene of a bull head lying next to a wine krater with a spear behind.

Ca. 2nd - 3rd century AD.
Dimensions: 9 x 9 x 2 mm.
cf.: British Museum, London, museum no. 1814,0704.2153.
Formerly in the M. C. collection, London; subsequently in the R. T. collection, London, 1970s.
Inv#: 7764
Guaranteed Authentic


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