5 December 2012
THE PROPERTY OF A NEW ENGLAND PRIVATE COLLECTOR
A WEST SEMITIC BANDED AGATE SCARABOID
CIRCA 8TH-7TH CENTURY B.C.
Engraved with a crescent staff, a star and an ankh-scepter, with an Aramaic inscription, reading: "Belonging to Zabdi"
¾ in. (1.8 cm.) long
Private Collection, Boston, 1989.
A New England Collector; Christie's, New York, 18 December 1998, lot 192.
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