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A ROMAN CHALCEDONY INTAGLIO OF JUPITER
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A ROMAN CHALCEDONY INTAGLIO OF JUPITER

LATE 1ST CENTURY A.D.

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A ROMAN CHALCEDONY INTAGLIO OF JUPITER
LATE 1ST CENTURY A.D.
Seated on a diphros with turned legs, himation draped over the lower part of his body, holding a thunderbolt and upright sceptre, with two flying winged victories above and eagle in front of him, in later ring setting
1.6 x 1.3 cm.; 1.8 cm. across inner hoop
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Lot Essay

For similar figures of seated Zeus, cf. Henig et al., Classical Gems, pp. 129-132, nos. 251-257.
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