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Lot 12

Estimate: 400 GBP   |   Starting price: 250 GBP Price realized: 390 GBP
Roman amethyst intaglio. Panther with the attributes of Dionysus. The thyrsus is depicted diagonally, while the powerful quadruped proceeds towards the left. The subject (whether the patera or thyrsus are attributes of Dionysus) and the gem are a clear reference to the Dionysian context. 2nd century A.D.
11 x 7 x 5 mm

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