Imperial Roman Aventurine Quartz or Deep Green Agate Intaglio

draped Athena, standing next to an altar

 

1st - 2nd Centuries AD

 

Height: 11.28 mm

Width: 8.90 mm

 

Ex: private British collection

 

 

cf:  Henig, Martin ; Classical Gems. Ancient & Modern Intaglios & Cameos in the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge (Cambridge, 1994) no.275

 

 

#1757

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