Oval gem with standing female figure

Roman
Imperial Period
1st century A.D.


Findspot: Egypt, Tell Dafana

Dimensions

Length x width: 12 x 9 mm (1/2 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

87.695

Medium or Technique

Quartz(?)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Gems

Light green with black specks. Intaglio. Double convex. Draped figure standing to front, looking left. She holds a dish (patera) in her right hand and a stick or branch in the left. Schematic rendering. Chip in back side of seal.

Provenance

Tell Dafana (Daphnae).
Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1887

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription