Early Roman Onyx Cameo of a Lion Menacing a Turtle



1st Century AD




Max. Dimensions: 3 cm   (1 1/4 in)


ex: private European and other collections, before 2001


Published:  Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures IX (New York, 2011) title page


cf:  Neverov, Oleg ; Antique Cameos in the Hermitage Collection (Leningrad, 1988) nos.203-206; no.213




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