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Carnelian intaglio: Lion-headed serpent

Period:
Imperial
Date:
ca. 2nd–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Carnelian, burnt ?
Dimensions:
Other: 15/16 x 3/4 x 3/16 in. (2.5 x 1.8 x 0.4 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881
Accession Number:
81.6.303
Not on view
Gnostic gem with a loin-headed serpent.
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