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Oval, cabochon cut almandine garnet intaglio engraved with an eagle with its wings displayed, holding a long, floating diadem in its beak.
- 1stC-3rdC (circa)
- Made in: Afghanistan (?)
- Found/Acquired: Kabul, bazaar?
- (Asia,Afghanistan,Kabul (province),Kabul)
- Height: 10 millimetres
- Width: 8 millimetres
- Thickness: 3 millimetres
Similar subject matter to 1880.3543 and 1880.3583.
Probably purchased by Masson in Kabul bazaar, 1833-8.
- IM.Gems.53 (British Museum no.: India Museum collection)
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Object reference number: RRI12188
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