5 December 2001
FOURTEEN ROMAN STONE OBJECTS
Circa 1st-3rd Century A.D.
Including four ovoid rock crystal ring stones; a rock crystal amulet in the shape of a scallop; two rock crystal amulets in the shape of a clam; an ovoid rock crystal amulet with vertical ridges; an amethyst amulet in the form of a walnut; an agate amulet in the shape of a clam; an agate amulet in the shape of a scallop; a white agate in the form of a moth; a banded agate in the form of an insect; and a lentoid seal, probably modern, engraved with a flying duck
1 1/8 in. (2.8 cm) long, for the largest (14)
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For a rock crystal amulet in the shape of a scallop see p. 64 in Bromberg, Gold of Greece, Jewelry and Ornaments from the Benaki Museum.
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