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Oval gem with standing female figure

Light green with black specks. Intaglio. Double convex. Draped figure standing to front, looking left. She holds a dish (patera) in her right hand and a stick or branch in the left. Schematic rendering. Chip in back side of seal.

Provenance

Tell Dafana (Daphnae). Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1887

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Roman, Imperial Period, 1st century A.D.

Findspot

Egypt

Accession Number

87.695

Medium or Technique

Quartz(?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems