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Paleochristian cornelian intaglio with the Good Shepard. 3rd-4th Century
Ref : 64767
1 800 €
Period :
16th century
Provenance :
Adrien Blanchet (1866-1957), fromer curator of the Cabinet des Médailles, Paris
Medium :
Orange cornelian
Dimensions :
L. 0.39 inch
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Paleochristian cornelian intaglio with the Good Shepard. 3rd-4th Century

Ovale intaglio depicting a shepard bearing a lamb on his shoulder. This thema is typical of the paleochristian art and appears on some sarcophagi.
Small loss on the back, otherwise good condition.

Galerie Tarantino

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Ancient Art & Antiquities