Hellenistic Bone Gaming Piece

with a profile of a Ptolemaic queen

3rd - 2nd Centuries BC

Height: 3.1 cm. (1 1/4 in.)


Ex: private European collection

Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures II. (New York, 2004) p.19

Comparanda: Walker, Susan & Peter Higgs; Cleopatra of Egypt. From History to Myth (London, 2001) nos.327-333 Plantzos, Dimitris; Hellenistic Engraved Gems (New York, 1997) pl.90, nos. 1-6 Ferrari, Oreste ; Le Collezioni del Museo Nazionale di Napoli (Rome, 1986) no.28