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Roman Obsidian Intaglio of Athena/ Minerva

a helmeted Athena or Roma

early 1st Century AD

Height: 19.16 mm. (0 3/4 in.)

Width: 13.76 mm (0 9/16 in.)


Ex: private New York collection before 1996

Comparandum: Spier, Jeffrey; Ancient gems and finger rings : catalogue of the collection (Malibu, 1992) no.271, 272

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