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Ancient Roman Intaglio of a grazing Goat


Code: 10274

This is an excavated ancient Roman intaglio, dating to the 1st century A.D. The gem is cut with a lively image of goat, reaching up to feed on a palm shoot. The gem is in good excavated condition, originally set into a signet ring. 

OBJECT: Intaglio


DATE: c. 1st century A.D.

MATERIAL: Carnelian

SIZE: 10mm x 8mm x 2mm 

WEIGHT: 0.31 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. private collection, London