29 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 5,500
GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
AN ETRUSCAN AGATE SCARAB
CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
With the naked Herakles, lion skin draped over right arm, left arm raised, grasping his club above the Lernaean hydra, rope pattern border, stone cut later into an intaglio, in modern gold ring setting
1 in. (2.4 cm.) long
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