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Steatite intaglio: Lion-headed serpent

Period:
Imperial
Date:
ca. 2nd–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Steatite
Dimensions:
Other: 9/16 x 7/16 x 3/16 in. (1.5 x 1.2 x 0.6 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881
Accession Number:
81.6.304
Not on view
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