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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Middle Eastern: Pre AD 1000: item # 1187612

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08007 Barcelona, Spain
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Ptolemaic intaglio
Egypt Ptolemaic Period, 2nd - 1st Century B.C. Agate with traces of Iron 10x7 mm In excellent condition Oval intaglio with convex upper depicting the bust of the goddess Isis, recognisable from the crown. Strong iron incrustations are visible, probably from the ring it previously belonged to. It is worth noting that it bears a remarkable likeness to a piece located in the British Museum with reference nº GR 1923.4- 1.676 (Gem 3085). It’s published in “HEPHAESTUS LEGACY. A memorial to a private collection of ancient rings and glyptics”. Number 81


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