8 June 2004,
Price realised USD 2,868
USD 1,500 - USD 2,000
THREE ROMAN PHALLIC AMULETS
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
Including one of blue glass in the form of male genitalia, and one of sheet gold in the form of male genitalia set with gems of garnet colored glass, green colored glass, and garnet, strung together as a necklace with Islamic glass beads and fourteen gold shield-shaped beads; and a gold pendant fabricated of sheet in the form of a phallus, strung together as a necklace with gold and Islamic glass beads
First necklace: 18 in. (45.7 cm.) long (2)
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