Intaglio in lapis (and modern impression) with the bust of a woman and an inscription.

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Object ID IN01104
Title Intaglio in lapis (and modern impression) with the bust of a woman and an inscription.
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Inscription(s) IN01105
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Material lapis lazuli
Object Type intaglio
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Details Probably from Pakistan, ancient Gandhāra. Lapis intaglio (and modern impression) showing a woman facing right, with a crescent moon in her hair, a fire altar above and a tree and scorpion (?) in front; inscription behind her head. The emblems and inscription suggest an astronomical symbolism and Sassanian influences. Probably Hunnic. Find spot and current location unknown.
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Date circa 1st century CE
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Details Private collection at time of documentation.
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