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Early Hellenistic / Italic Banded Agate Intaglio of an Armed Hoplite

The helmeted warrior strides forward facing right. His sword is drawn in his right had, while he hold his shield in his left.

Set in a 19th Century gold ring.

 

4th - 3rd Centuries BC

 

Height: 18 mm.     (0 3/4 in.)

Ex: private New Jersey colletion of Mr. D, by the mid 1980’s.

 

(#gem5744gk)

 

Exhibited: 

BRAFA Art Fair. (Brussels, 26 Jan- 2 Feb 2020) 

 

 

 

Comparandum:

Brandt, E; Antike Gemmen in deutschen Sammlungen. Band 1. München. Teil 2, Italische Gemmen etruschkisch bis

roemisch-republikanisch (Munich, 1970) nos. 674-675

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