9 December 2004
PROPERTY FROM THE LEO MILDENBERG COLLECTION OF ANCIENT ANIMALS
TWO ROMAN AMBER PENDANTS
CIRCA 1ST-3RD CENTURY A.D.
One in the form of a bear, its fur incised; and one in the form of a dog, a collar around his neck; both raised up on all four paws, perforated horizontally through their bodies for suspension
Bear: 15/16 in. (2.4 cm.) long (2)
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