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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.)


ex: private Swiss collection, 1990 - 1997

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

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