A GRAECO-PERSIAN BLUE CHALCEDONY SCARABOID
circa late 5th-4th century b.c.
Engraved with a lioness and a dog attacking a bear, with the bear and the lioness running to the left, the bear in back with its head turned up, overlapping and partially obscuring the lioness' head, the dog attacking from the left, the lioness and the dog both biting the bear's neck, a groundline below
31/32 in. (2.46 cm.) wide