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Lot 79

Estimate: 600 GBP   |   Starting price: 320 GBP ---
Roman carnelian intaglio. Emperor laureate making libations (Military Virtus scene). The character is wearing armour and sandals; he is holding a spear with his right arm, and a patera in his right hand, holding it upon a lit up altar, looking upwards. An intaglio of a remarkable sculptural quality in the precise and clear engraving. Light chipping on the edge. 2nd century A.D.
17 x 13 x 3 mm

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