Roman Agate Intaglio of a Prawn

 

Roman Agate Intaglio of a Prawn

An ancient Roman banded white and black agate gem carved with an intaglio image of a prawn or shrimp.

Ca. 2nd - 3rd century AD.
Length: 12 mm.

cf.: British Museum, London, museum no. 1986,0401.216.

Formerly in the S. B. collection,United Kingdom; subsequently in the C. B. collection, London.

Inv#: 7744

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