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Round gem with Roma(?)

Intaglio. Flat on both sides; smoothed edges. Seated female figure wearing crested helmet, long, pleated garment that comes to a Y-shape in the front, and a mantle wrapped around her waist. Her left arm is extended straight out in front, holding an unidentified object; she leans her right elbow...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Roman, Imperial Period, 1st–2nd century A.D.

Findspot

Egypt

Accession Number

87.694

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Gems