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Ancient Art

Carved Intaglio Gemstone with an Eagle between Two Standards

1st–2nd century A.D.

Carnelian

1.1 × 0.95 × 0.15 cm (7/16 × 3/8 × 1/16 in.)
Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr., B.A. 1948
1986.17.5
Culture: 
Roman, Syrian
Period: 
Roman (1st–2nd century A.D.)
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Ambassador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr.; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1986.

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