Graeco-Persian Chalcedony Scaraboid

in its original gold setting, engraved with an image of a leaping stag



late 5th Century BC


Height: 2.9 cm.     (1 1/8 in.)


ex: private British collection



Published:  Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures V (New York, 2007) p.18



cf:  Henig, Martin ; Classical Gems. Ancient & Modern Intaglios & Cameos in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge (Cambridge, 1994) no.65




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