9 December 2004
PROPERTY FROM THE LEO MILDENBERG COLLECTION OF ANCIENT ANIMALS
A ROMAN AGATE CAMEO
CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.
The oval stone in two layers, white on gray chalcedony, carved with two oxen walking to the left on a groundline, the nearer with its head turned slightly to its left
7/16 in. (1.4 cm.) long
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