Eastern Roman Cornelian Intaglio

a fantastic hybrid of a lion and boar

 

1st Century AD

 

Height: 10.55 mm

Width: 13.95 mm

 

Ex: private Swiss collection

 

Published:  Antiquarium Ltd.; The Good Life. Luxury Objects of the Ancient World (New York, 1999) p.20

 

cf:  Zwierlein-Diehl, Erica ; Die Antiken Gemmen des Kunsthitorisches Museums in Wien. Bd.3: Die Gemmen der späteren römischen Kaiserzeit, Masken ... Nachträge (Munich, 1991) nos.1799-1800; 1822-24, 1828

 

 

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