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

Width: 10.39 mm

 

ex: private American collection

 

 

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

 

 

#3950

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