London, South Kensington
7 October 2010
A ROMAN AGATE CAMEO
CIRCA 3RD-5TH CENTURY A.D.
The oval stone cut with a hand tweeking an ear, a surrounding Greek inscription reads "Remember me! Your dear sweetheart"
½ in. (1.2 cm.) long
Gawain McKinley collection, acquired prior to 1996.
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