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Early Imperial Roman Red Jasper Intaglio of a Dionysiac Scene

probably Ikarios receiving the gift of wine from Dionysos

a later Greek inscription

 

early 1st Century AD

 

Height: 1.6 cm.     (0 5/8 in.)

Width: 1.95 cm.     (0 13/16 in.)

 

Ex: private British collection

 

Published:  Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XII (New York, 2014) p.28

 

cf:  De Caro, Stefano; Il Museo archeologico nazionale di Napoli  (Naples, 1994) p.376, inv.: 6713

 

 

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