Intaglio. Roman Empire, 1st-2nd centuries. AD
Dimensions: 12 x 15 mm
Carnelian piece finely carved with a figurative element on its flat, front face. A zoomorphic figure is presented that probably represents a lion.
Along with the cameo, the intaglio was one of the most well-known and appreciated working techniques on precious and semi-precious stones of the Roman Empire.
Jesús Vico auction 2003, bought in Switzerland in 2001 from a private collector, before 1980.
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- Roma antica
- Secolo / Intervallo di tempo
- siglo I-II d.C.
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