New York, Park Avenue
18 December 1998
A GRAECO-PERSIAN BROWN CHALCEDONY SCARABOID
circa 4th century b.c.
Engraved with a leaping billy-goat in profile to the right, with knobby, back-curving horns
1 in. (2.5 cm.) wide
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For a similar goat see no. 916 in Boardman, Greek Gems and Finger Rings.
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