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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