Oval gem with standing female figure
1st century A.D.
Findspot: Egypt, Tell Dafana
Length x width: 12 x 9 mm (1/2 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
Tell Dafana (Daphnae).
Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1887
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription