Eastern Roman Cornelian Intaglio

a fantastic hybrid of a lion and boar

1st Century AD

Height: 10.55 mm. (0 7/16 in.)

Width: 13.95 mm (0 9/16 in.)

#2334

Ex: private Swiss collection

Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; The Good Life. Luxury Objects of the Ancient World (New York, 1999) p.20

Comparandum: The British Museum, London reg. no. 1987,0212.288