INTAGLIO CON TESTA DI AQUILA

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CARVING WITH EAGLE HEAD 1st-2nd century AD Orange, oval, truncated-conical, flat carnelian intaglio on the major face. Eagle head. The animal is turned to the left, and is characterized by a large curved and sharp beak, and by a thick plumage. Particularly fortunate iconography during the Roman...
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CARVING WITH EAGLE HEAD 1st-2nd century AD Orange, oval, truncated-conical, flat carnelian intaglio on the major face. Eagle head. The animal is turned to the left, and is characterized by a large curved and sharp beak, and by a thick plumage. Particularly fortunate iconography during the Roman imperial period, a symbol of political domination and military strength. Declaration to the Archaeological Superintendency of Bologna Cod. RPS 60/2019 CARNELIAN INTAGLIO WITH EAGLE HEAD I-II century AD Carnelian intaglio with eagle head, the effigy is in profile, facing left and it is characterized by sharp and prominent beak, alert eye and realistic plumage. Symbol of military and political supremacy of Roman Empire 50-100 AD Height 1 cm; Length 1.4 cm