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Republican Roman Cornelian Gem

a female head carved in silhouette

1st Century BC - 1st Century AD

Height: 22 mm. (0 7/8 in.)

Width: 14 mm (0 9/16 in.)


Ex: private American collection

Comparandum: Boardman, John; Intaglios and rings : Greek, Etruscan and Eastern : from a private collection (London, 1975) no.59 Walters, HB ; Catalogue of the Engraved Gems & Cameos, Greek, Etruscan & Roman in the Department of Antiquities, British Museum (London, 1926) pl.35, no.3885

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