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Imperial Roman Chalcedony Intaglio

a soldier holding a head. Traditionally, Diomedes with the head of Dolon.

1st - early 2nd Centuries AD

Height: 13.63 mm. (0 9/16 in.)

Width: 10.39 mm (0 7/16 in.)


Ex: private American collection, 1990s

Comparandum: Walters, HB ; Catalogue of the Engraved Gems & Cameos, Greek, Etruscan & Roman in the Department of Antiquities, British Museum (London, 1926) no.999

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